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  • Short Summary

    British troops start to evacuate the Rhine. Cologne, Germany.

  • Description

    Title - '"Tommy comes marching home". British troops are quietly and unostentatiously evacuating Cologne first fruits of the Locarno Treaty'.

    Soldiers stand in rows in the snow; with more snow coming down. Soldiers' band marching. Civilians watch from kerb as troops march down street. MS horse artillery on the road. MS soldiers loading army trucks with equipment.

    MS group of soldiers standing near train; huddled together warming their hands over some heat source; can see breath in air. CU some of the men; laughing. Various shots pay parade: soldiers standing in rows; they come up to desk one at a time as they are called; salute officers and collect their pay envelopes. Soldiers turn and march.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2436.03
    Media URN:
    76874
    Group:
    Old negatives
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1925 - 1930
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:08:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:12:05:00 / 01:14:13:00
    Canister:
    ON 369 B

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