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