French coal strike at Anzin near Valenciennes, France.
Anzin nr Valenciennes, France.
Several shots of the soldiers on guard outside entrance to mine. MS Line of army lorries drawn up in street - two shots. MS Stone building with 'Vieux Conde' sign on it. This is a pit that has not gone on strike. MS Group in street, pan along street. MS Group of soldiers in street. MS Troops moving kit bags. CU Boxes of ammunition. MS Soldiers carrying them away.
MS Railway wagons with iron bars between them to stop them being moved. MS Lorry loads of troops driving down street. MS Two Bren carriers in street. CU & MS & GV Strikers outside pit. MS and GV Soldiers inside mine gates with strikers outside. MS Mine gate with striker going through and others coming out. MS Tracking shot, armoured car column drawn up alongside road. LS Mine that is still working. LS Pan over mine. MS and GV Mine machinery at work. MS Miners entering pit gates.
Date found in the old record - 26/10/948.