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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.

    Possibly near Cherbourg, France.

    American troops check out captured German bunker. US two star General inspects area. American troops relaxing 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 917 B.

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    Film ID:
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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:43:50:00 / 01:48:14:00
    UN 901 A

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    Some slates during the clip reveal the cameraman to have been Aron Lubitsh, of the 166th Signal Photo Company. The footage was shot on 16 June 1944.

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