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  • Short Summary

    Item showing liberation of Cherbourg in France.

  • Description

    Unissued / Unused material.

    Cherbourg, France.

    C/U's as German prisoner of war looks in a mirror and combs his moustache and hair, soldiers laugh. The prisoner laughs and walks away. C/U 'Cherbourg' sign on the wall. Various shots of U.S. troops advancing down road in Cherbourg. M/S as they crouch behind buildings with guns. M/S group of locals. M/S German Teller mines stacked against wall. M/S debris in street. M/S signposts. M/S U.S. flag signaller at work. Various shots German prisoners of war in cage and lined up for transport by lorry.

    M/S people waving from windows. M/S girls cycling down street past bombed buildings. M/S American soldiers in door of wrecked shop. Various shots American troops walking down streets and posing on vehicle. M/S soldiers driving in jeep with American flag on top. C/U German sign outside building. M/S as soldier carries mattress up street. Various shots of locals walking along with their things. C/U and M/S man on ground either asleep or dead.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    hd format:
    2K at Filmfinity
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:50:30:00 / 01:54:49:00
    UN 1444 E

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