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  • Short Summary

    Retreating German army in Cologne and Berlin.

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    German Army Retreating.

    World War One.

    Shot from hill looking down at road w/ German army wagons driving up road; civilians; other soldiers stand on sides. LS troops drive / ride / walk across wooden bridge over Rhine River at Cologne (Koln) in Germany.

    Closer shot of troops crossing a more primitive bridge. Then; wagons rolling toward camera; on a big bridge. Shot from shore of troops & wagons coming off bridge; wagons decorated w/ small trees. Shot looking down bridge at Cologne; 2 soldiers & little boy stand left FG; man walks toward camera; Army trucks driving other way.

    Soldiers walk alongside wagons; in city street. Soldiers & sailors stand in square; more wagons etc. pass by in BG; Kaiser's coffee house on corner. DS more horses; wagons; pass by. Shot looking up Wilhelmstrasse in Berlin as soldiers ride toward camera. May be riding on gun carriages (guns abandoned).

    Homecoming. military; defeat. Also on ON 432G.

    Note: mistakenly prepped up and transferred as ON 246 C 1 - Berlin Revolution.

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    Old negatives
    British Pathé
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    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:21:23:00 / 01:23:36:00
    ON 246 D

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