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  • Short Summary

    Material showing American troops taking French town of Isigny in 1944.

  • Description

    Unused / unissued material - .

    Capture of Isigny, France.

    Various shots of French invasion town of Isigny having just been taken by US troops. The town is still burning fiercely. GIs talk to gendarmes and French civilians, civilians are seen retrieving their belongings from buildings reduced to rubble. M/S US soldiers helps old lady through rubble and past burning building. Captured Germans under guard of GIs. More shots GIs talking to civilians. US army truck driving past burning tank on road.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1821.01
    Media URN:
    60716
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    06/09/2044
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:53:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:01:02:00 / 01:04:55:00
    Canister:
    UN 334 A

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    "Isigny" referred to in text and tags is Isigny-sur-mer, in North-West France.

    All of this footage was shot on 9 June 1944, by an American cameraman named as "Schultz".

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