British and Canadian soldiers make their way through ruined towns in France.
Unused / unissued material - date and locations unclear or unknown.
Bretteville-l'Orgueilleuse, June 14-23. Regina Rifles & Queen's Own Rifles.
L/Ss of church steeple crumbling and falling to the ground behind some trees in a countryside setting. Tank moves along country road. British soldier clears rubble from around tank. Soldiers walk along country road. Shots of a ruined church - could be the steeple we saw tumbling to ground. Someone holds a sheet of old postcards of the church; pan across to show remains of church and steeple.
Shots of a town seemingly untouched by the war. Statue of a man holding a wreath to which have been attached flags of Britain (Union Jack), France (tricolour) and American (Stars and Stripes).
L/S of a statue of Christ on the cross, with ruined steps beneath. Canadian (?) soldiers walk past and then sit on the steps. Others sit on the ground near camouflage webbing - seem to be receiving instructions for further fighting.
Soldier looks through hole in ruined building. Another soldier comes out of ruins and hands him a piece of paper. They have a cigarette.
L/Ss as soldiers climb over rubble and ruins in a town.