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  • Short Summary

    Allies entering French towns, and gun battle at sea.

  • Description

    Unissued / Unused material.

    Invasion scenes, Europe.

    M/S two American soldiers on back of truck, one is playing a guitar and they are both singing. C/U sign 'Cherbourg' with happy locals standing around holding French flag and waving. Various shots allies driving through streets. L/S bombed houses. C/U dead body on street. M/S French locals taking down German sign. M/S American and French flags flying together, the camera pans down to man with guitar surrounded by American soldiers and French locals singing. L/S group. L/S line of German prisoners. M/S one with dog. L/S as they walk along.

    L/S warships at sea. L/S two sailors skipping with rope on deck. Various shots of the ships. L/S explosions in sea near ship. Various shots of gun battle at sea with explosions throwing water high into the air. C/U as bombs are loaded into guns onboard ship. Various shots American soldiers in French town L/S locals eating. People walk along with their possessions in front of bombed building. M/S American jeep driving up road.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued / unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:02:00 / 01:06:11:00
    UN 995 C

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