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  • Short Summary

    Shots of a Prisoner of War camp for holding German military officers.

  • Description

    Unused / unissued material - dates unclear or unknown.

    Pan with German military officer (not in uniform) as he walks, accompanied by armed British guards, through gate of No. 1 POW Camp.

    Shots of soldiers patrolling the Prisoner of War camp.

    Dark shots of Prisoners with guards.

    Shots of soldiers patrolling barbed wire fences.

    CU sign 'No. 1 P.O.W. Camp'.

    Shot of the camp through trees. (It looks like a country house).

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    590.09
    Media URN:
    59277
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:14:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:27:29:00 / 01:28:43:00
    Canister:
    UN 161 C

Comments (1)

  1. Razorwire says

    Camp 1 was Grizedale Forest, Lake District. It is now the site of a Forestry Commission visitor centre.
    After WW2 it housed only senior German officers over the rank, I think, of Colonel who were still held as prisoners, including Field Marshal Von Runstedt.
    See books by Henry Faulk, Matthew Sullivan Miriam Kochan.

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