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  • Short Summary

    Footage of British troops in the Italian countryside includes burial of German soldier.

  • Description

    Unused / unissued material - date and locations unclear or unknown.

    Italy.

    Various shots of British troops in Italy. They march along country roads, cross a river with vehicles, stop to have a cigarette and a chat by the side of the road.

    Soldiers walk across a field and into a village or hamlet. Radio operator sits at his wireless set. Signallers at work speaking into microphones and wearing headphones.

    Soldier digs grave; others carry a body covered by a blanket on a stretcher. Padre performs burial service while a small group watch. The grave is covered in and a German tin helmet is placed on the cross. A rifle is stuck in the ground beside the grave.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1957.10
    Media URN:
    61670
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:08:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:33:19:00 / 01:36:27:00
    Canister:
    UN 848 C

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