• Short Summary

    An item showing Germans constructing the Siegfried Line, a series of underground and overground fortifications. Germany.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Germany.

    Siegfried Line.

    M/S of a train pulling trucks of stone rumbling out of a tunnel. Various shots as they construct the fortifications. M/S of concrete pylons on the surface to stop tanks. M/S as German soldiers wheel a big gun up into a tunnel. M/S of a barbed wire fence. Various shots of soldiers running down the steps and along the corridors of the underground shelters. M/S of their dormitory. M/S as men line up at sinks to get washed. M/S as a cook pours water into a pan out of a big vat. Various shots as two soldiers climb a ladder. M/S as a soldier looks out through a slit. M/S exterior of the pylons snaking away.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    985.51
    Media URN:
    18365
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    17/11/1938
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:13:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:50:28:00 / 01:51:41:00
    Canister:
    38/92

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