This video has no sound
  • Short Summary

    French workers prepare to sandbag monuments in Paris. France.

  • Description

    Protecting the monuments of Paris from bombs.

    France.

    Brief shot of men filling sandbags - 2 men sit in foreground next to big pile of sand; others work in background. The 2 nearest look past military age but do wear uniforms - may be civil defence group?

    See also ON 442 A - shows the sandbags actually in use.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    2470.26
    Media URN:
    77321
    Group:
    Old negatives
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    1914 - 1918
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:14:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:45:59:00 / 01:46:13:00
    Canister:
    ON 444 G

Comments (0)

We always welcome comments and more information about our films.
All posts are reactively checked. Libellous and abusive comments are forbidden.

Add your comment