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  • Short Summary

    Scenes of floods in Berkshire - from 47/24.

  • Description

    Unissued / unused material.

    Floods in Berkshire.

    M/S nurse wading in flood water, soldiers in an amphibious army vehicle (DUKW) hand her bottles of milk for the hospital. Various shots people being evacuated by rowing boats and DUKWs. Various shots soldiers delivering coal and supplies by boat (some are for hospital). More shots civilians being evacuated, including elderly lady. Various shots soldiers being rescued from Sherman tank stuck in flood water. More shots people being rescued. Men delivering bread by boat. More shots people being rescued.

    Cuts from Gazette Issue 47/24.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2375.20
    Media URN:
    66550
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1947
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:04:19:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:55:40:00 / 01:59:59:00
    Canister:
    UN 1722 B

Comments (1)

  1. Claude says

    Its definitely not a DUKW. The clip shows a Ford GPA which is an amphibious jeep.

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