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  • Short Summary

    Shots of Field Marshal Montgomery with British troops - possibly in Italy.

  • Description

    Unused / unissued material. - Location and dates unknown / unclear.

    Possibly Italy.

    MS of a Humber Army Staff car driving past. Field Marshal Montgomery (Monty) is sitting in the passenger seat.

    MS of senior officer pointing at map - briefing other officers. VS of members of Army General staff in unknown location.

    Various shots of British troops coming ashore on beach from landing craft. Vehicles are landed as well as troops - they do to appear to be under fire. Shots of the landing operation. A lorry gets stuck and has to be pushed out of the sand. More shots of troops landing.

    Shots of relaxed looking troops.

    Motorised guns / artillery is off loaded on beach. A Sherman tank comes ashore.

    Various shots of officers and men further inland. (Shots are dark in places - could be of Montgomery).

    MS of Field Marshal Montgomery climbing short ladder

    VS of troops around damaged Italian planes. They cut out the Italian emblem from the tail of one plane.

    Poor shots of injured soldiers in hospital. The injured man chats to visitors.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:05:31:00 / 01:10:35:00
    UN 714 B

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