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  • Short Summary

    Item showing rebuilding of Dortan, town which was destroyed by Germans in 1944.

  • Description

    Unissued / Unused material.

    Town of Dortan destroyed by Germans on 21 July 1944. France.

    Various shots shells of buildings. M/S's as walls are demolished because they are not safe. M/S wall collapsing. Various shots of blasting and clearing. Pan from ruins to new wooden buildings in rows. C/U sign 'Dortan'.

    M/S children going to wooden school, interior shots of them in classroom. Various shots as prisoners of war make chessmen in workshop, cutting the wood and shaping it etc. M/S two men playing chess outdoors. C/U chess game.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2195.14
    Media URN:
    64572
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    1946
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:31:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:47:02:00 / 01:48:33:00
    Canister:
    UN 1371 D

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