• Short Summary

    Allied forces move into Germany and Holland.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Germany invaded.

    Various shots as American troops make their way on foot and in tanks across countryside and through river that takes them on to German soil. Various shots of wrecked blockhouses along the Siegfried Line. Various shots of Americans on board tanks moving through town of Eupen, a group of local children smile at the camera. Various shots of the streets and food queues. M/S's of heavy damage to the railway station. Various shots of Americans moving through Roetgen, the first German town to fall to them. Some civilians smile and try to make friends. Various shots of fires burning in Wallendorf, set alight by the Americans after persistent sniping after the surrender. Various shots of the U.S. troops moving north through Maastricht in Holland, past cheering Dutch crowds. They smile and wave as the tanks drive through.

    Cataloguer's note: the story starts at 01:22:21 after the Pathe titles.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    1125.10
    Media URN:
    39179
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    25/09/1944
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:12:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:22:12:00 / 01:24:24:00
    Canister:
    44/77

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