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  • Short Summary

    British troops getting themselves ready for action in Saar - January 1940.

  • Description

    Unused / unissued material.

    Saar.

    Pan across the village covered in snow with with British troops, presumably BEF (British Expeditionary Force), milling around. Several shots of soldiers trying to break the ice on water pump outside a farm. Sign on pump reads "Eau Non Potable". Several shots of the men sledding - fun shots. Several shots of the troops looking out from the trenches over snowy fields. Several shots of the activity in the trenches, positioning guns and the equipment etc.

    (Lav.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    612.02
    Media URN:
    58326
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:41:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:02:47:00 / 01:05:28:00
    Canister:
    UN 201 B

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