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  • Short Summary

    Allied invasion of France - troops advancing through country.

  • Description

    France.

    Various shots of the American vehicles and troops moving through muddy French village. Many close up shots of tyres and feet moving through mud. Various shots of the German tanks and other military equipment and vehicles abandoned across fields and along the road. Several shots of the troops, tanks and artillery advancing through countryside. Several shots of the allied camp on the field. Men are getting ready to move on. Several shots of the troops on the move again. More shots of the camp.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1887.04
    Media URN:
    61102
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:05:07:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:19:10:00 / 01:24:17:00
    Canister:
    UN 924 A

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    The footage seen here is the work of two separate cameramen.

    The footage from the outset is filmed by a Sgt Wilkes.

    At 03:18, Sgt J N Johnson takes over the camerawork.

    All the footage is shot on 20 July 1944.

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