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  • Short Summary

    People walking underground in the tunnels at Fort Douaumont, youths tend graveyard.

  • Description

    Verdun, France.

    Documentation on file.

    VS. A small party of visitors walking underground in the tunnels of the caves at Fort Douaumont. When they reach small shrine they pray and light candles to the heroes of World War I. CU. Guide to the tunnels is Mr. Leon Olivier former Sergeant in the 1st World War who is survivor of the first world war battles. CU. Faces of young people who have gathered to remember the heroes. VS. In graveyard youths from France and Germany remember the dead and take care of the graves of the 350,000 dead. VS. Ceremony at night, a wreath is laid in the light of flaming torches.

    (F.G.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    3086.04
    Media URN:
    87368
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1963
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:43:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:03:22:00 / 01:05:05:00
    Canister:
    UN 3802 D

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