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  • Short Summary

    Trench warfare - French soldiers firing guns.

  • Description

    French Soldiers In Trench.

    France?

    Some very good trench warfare scenes. Possibly in or near the Argonne. DS French soldiers in trench w/ short field gun in FG. Soldier lights fuse; he and another run down steps into shelter in wall of trench before the gun fires. CU Side view soldiers in trench looking up & to right; (the direction they shot); standing on tiptoe etc. Shot looking over trench toward clouds of smoke in distance; across field. Back to the trench - another shot from inside it; of several French soldiers. One lighting another fuse, they all take cover, smoke from the discharge totally fills trench.

    Weapons. action; battle; Western Front. World War One.

    Same on ON 406 I; also ON 416 A.

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    Film ID:
    1940.32
    Media URN:
    73873
    Group:
    Old negatives
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    1914 - 1918
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:22:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:34:09:00 / 01:34:31:00
    Canister:
    ON 174 N

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