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  • Short Summary

    US soldiers attend burial service in French field.

  • Description

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

    Somewhere in France.

    US soldiers stand on parade, saluting. Padre stands on a jeep with makeshift altar on the front, addressing the men. The soldiers stand with heads lowered in prayer.

    General shots of the service. Camera pans to show hundreds of grave crosses in the ground in front of the servicemen. A few local civilians attend the service. Soldiers kneel in prayer and receive holy communion. Local man places wreath on grave. Two local men and a woman stand looking at it.

    Line of soldiers fire rifles then bugler plays. One of the men holds stars and American stripes flag. Soldier looks at the dog tags on one of the crosses. Panning shot across the grave area.

    M/S of a German soldier lying dead beside the road. A US soldier stands beside him.

    US tanks enter and leave camp by country roads.

    M/S of bugler playing trumpet.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1955.02
    Media URN:
    61637
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:11:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:06:25:00 / 01:09:36:00
    Canister:
    UN 840 B

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