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  • Short Summary

    Oxen pulling field guns over pontoon bridge & artillery teams setting up guns.

  • Description

    World War One. Exact location of event unknown.

    Transporting French heavy artillery. Oxen pulling big guns across a pontoon bridge. The bridge is built on top of small boats, evenly spaced on the river. Three officers stand in boats watching. Oxen, yoked in pairs, pull each gun carriage. French soldiers walk alongside, carrying long sticks to herd the oxen with.

    Teams of oxen pulling guns, they turn off a country road and into a field, then head up hill. Pan to CU of group of soldiers setting up a gun.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2354.03
    Media URN:
    75834
    Group:
    Old negatives
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    1914 - 1918
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:33:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:01:18:00 / 01:01:51:00
    Canister:
    ON 237 D

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