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  • Short Summary

    Allied troops advancing through French villages.

  • Description

    Location Unknown / Unclear - France.

    Various shots of a countryside with tanks and armoured cars crossing a bridge over river. Tanks moving through a village, people looking on, some waving.

    Various shots of engineers erecting pontoon bridge across wide river. Bridge is erected and armoured cars, troops and lorries are seen driving across. Sign reads 'Vernon Major Bridge'. More shots of tanks, troops and other vehicles moving along pontoon bridge.

    Various shots of German prisoners walking through village. Several shots of the French people having meals at the table in front of house.

    More shots of the allied convoys advancing through French countryside and villages.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1861.11
    Media URN:
    61051
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:10:20:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:48:43:00 / 01:59:03:00
    Canister:
    UN 736 F

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    The footage was shot by Sgt J. N. Johnson, on 28 August 1944.

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