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  • Short Summary

    German prisoners surrender on the Somme front.

  • Description

    German prisoners surrendering on the Somme Front are conducted through underground passages to 'cages' where they undergo an examination - 1916.

    Somme, France.

    German Prisoners surrender (according to Allies) at the Battle of the Somme and are taken behind lines for questioning. Shot of the Germans climbing hill; in a line; French soldier guards with rifles and bayonets at the side. Then a shot of the prisoners coming toward camera; down hill through a shallow trench; and into an area below; with stones or sandbags stacked to form a wall.

    Western front. Trench warfare. World War One.

    403A

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1860.31
    Media URN:
    71407
    Group:
    Old negatives
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1916
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:07:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:35:06:00 / 01:36:13:00
    Canister:
    ON 035A

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