• Short Summary

    Americans blow up part of the Siegfried line in Germany and others liberate Eindhoven. Holland.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Combat camera reports.

    Various shots of allied explosions at German Siegfried line as they try to destroy antitank barricades. American soldiers drive and walk by the line.

    L/S looking along stretch of Albert canal. L/S tanks moving across Bailey Bridge over the canal. Various shots of Sherman tanks advancing at speed, British infantry catch a lift on some of them and wave. The German wounded are carried along by their comrades. C/U road sign for Eindhoven in Holland. M/S troops moving towards the town. M/S group of Dutch people waving to troops. Various shots as they drive through very enthusiastic crowds welcoming the liberators. M/S column of German prisoners being marched off. M/S of a Dutch nazi with arms raised, he receives the jeers of the civilians. Various shots of Dutch people dancing in the streets and celebrating.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1125.14
    Media URN:
    39183
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    28/09/1944
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:20:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:30:58:00 / 01:33:18:00
    Canister:
    44/78

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