• Short Summary

    Allied troops sealing off Holland from Germany.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "CUTTING OFF HOLLAND".

    Germany.

    Various shots of the Churchill tanks carrying American troops. Close up shot of a sign "Bocholt". Long shot of the tanks firing in streets of Bocholt.

    Various shots of the troops of a Welsh Regiment advancing. Several shots of the German POW's marching along road. Close up shot of two Dutch children. More shots of the troops advancing.

    British fighter planes peeling off for attack. Various shots of the British fighters attacking trains and targets in countryside.

    Close up shot of a milestone "Munster 2 km". Top shot of small toy tank - one realises that it is a toy tanks only when it is shot along with a soldier playing with it. American soldiers firing rifles. Several shots of the houses burning in Munster. Bodies of members of the 'Volksturm' lying in streets. Close up shot of armband of the 'Volksturm'. German soldiers walk towards camera waving a white flag - this is near Munster. Various shots of American soldiers advancing through ruined streets of Munster.

    (Mute & Track Negs.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1151.05
    Media URN:
    39901
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    12/04/1945
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:37:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:12:33:00 / 01:15:10:00
    Canister:
    45/30

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