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  • Short Summary

    French trucks, men and horses transporting munitions and army equipment.

  • Description

    Title reads: "FRENCH COUNTER-OFFENSIVE. Foch hits back".

    World War One. France.

    Many army supply trucks driving towards camera & away on road in rural area. French soldiers carrying shells from munitions truck & stacking them in foreground. MS soldiers pushing a pallet with wheels on a railway track. Panning shots crates stacked on flat freight wagon, soldiers unload shells. Panning shot wagons with horses or mules hitched up in large field. Trucks driving both way on another road. Firing field guns. Shot of a heavy gun being pulled by big military truck with a soldier holding another rope to guide it. The gun carriage gets stuck in holes in the ground as it goes along, soldiers pull it out.

    Note: dupe neg of same in ON 244 A. Variations of this on ON 17 K, ON 411 B and ON 446 G.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2354.04
    Media URN:
    75835
    Group:
    Old negatives
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1918
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:18:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:01:59:00 / 01:03:17:00
    Canister:
    ON 237 E

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