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  • Short Summary

    American troops and German POWs around the invasion of Cherbourg, France.

  • Description

    Unused / unissued material. - Location and dates unknown / unclear.

    Cherbourg, France. Date around 26 June 1944.

    Quick shot of American troops.

    Shots of German Prisoners of War (POWs) gathered at roadside. CU sign 'Cherbourg'. Shots of cameraman's board.

    American troops among destruction of German position. Various shots of damage to building. Officer checks over scene. American troops relax in trench.

    Various shots of German POWs in field.

    American troops in town. They stand around as one of them plays an accordion.

    POWs walk past big Cherbourg sign with hands on heads. Shots of French people having papers checked. Shots of Americans clearing out houses.

    Quick shots around Cherbourg. American flag flying. Troops around town. Some shots of dead bodies of German soldiers.

    Similar material to UN 901 A.

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    Film ID:
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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:29:52:00 / 01:33:23:00
    UN 917 B

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  1. Unknown user says

    Two slates seen during the footage reveal that most, if not all, this material was shot by Aron Lubitsh, of the 166th Signal Photo Company, on 26 June 1944.

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