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    Various footage of the invasion of Dieppe - some German material and Movietone coverage.

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    Captured German film (?) showing the invasion of Dieppe from the German perspective. Illustration representing planes flying over Dieppe. Artillery fire from hillsides in L/S. M/S of large gun being fired. L/S of explosions. C/S of ends of guns as they fire. High angle shot of German troops emerging from a bunker holding guns. Troops in trenches firing their rifles. M/S of soldiers in silhouette firing large artillery. Shot from behind of German soldiers firing cannon. L/S of warship firing salvoes. Explosion on land. German soldiers lying low in the grass with rifles - shots intercut with more explosions. Low angle shots of aircraft in the sky. Bombing explosions. Planes fly over cliffs. L/S soldiers in silhouette firing large gun. Dieppe street scenes. Soldiers in the streets. Bomb exploding in the street. C/Us and M/Ss of German artillery being fired. Plane flying amid explosions in the sky. Two hit planes plunge from the sky. Extreme C/U of artillery in action.

    Shots being fired by antiaircraft guns. Various scenes showing military presence in Dieppe. Explosions. C/U of soldiers crouching on the ground. Aircraft in the sky - various shots. C/U four German soldiers looking at the sky and following the path of aircraft as they move their heads. M/S of a crashed aircraft on fire. M/S of German soldiers crouched by the side of the road. M/S of bomb damaged buildings - German soldier in the foreground. Soldiers running then throwing themselves on the ground with their rifles. M/S smoke emerging from a bombed ship close to shore. Soldiers move around close to the shore - smoke coming from bombed ship in the background. German General climbs over barbed wire. German soldier salutes. C/U of them talking. L/S of the town from a high angle. L/S of a street. M/S of sea lapping the shore - two dead bodies float in the water, camera pans across to a burning ship. Various shots of ships on fire and of dead bodies strewn on the beach. Amphibious craft are featured. C/Us of names of ships: "Calgary" and "Beefy". Various battered ships are shown. A dead man's leg hangs over the side of a boat. Panning shot of general debris inside a wrecked ship. Various M/Ss of crashed R.A.F. aircraft on the beach. C/U of R.A.F. insignia on the side of a plane with bullet hole. M/S of tanks on the beach. Panning shots of several tanks close to the waters edge. High angle shots of the tanks. Bodies on the beach. Closer shots of dead bodies on the beach. Panning shots of lots of bodies. Continued.

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    British Pathé
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    Black & White
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    01:50:10:00 / 01:54:31:00

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