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    French troops use violence to deal with affronts in the Ruhr but make efforts to help women.

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    Item title reads - In the Ruhr today. Every endeavour is made to alleviate sufferings of women and children....

    Women and children queue up outside a soup kitchen, several of them chat to French officers. M/S from inside as two ladies fill cans and jugs with soup.

    Intertitle - '...but the French troops have an efficacious, if rough, way of dealing with deliberate affronts.'

    A soldier walks up to a young man standing with his bicycle, he knocks the boy's hat off and smacks him round the head then marches off. Another boy is punched and kicked by two officers.

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    01:16:58:00 / 01:18:11:00
    G 971

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