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  • Short Summary

    Various shots of British troops on the move in the Invasion of France.

  • Description

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

    France ?

    Sherman tanks on the move along road. Line of tanks in wheat field.

    Various shots of planes flying overhead. British soldiers silhouetted against the sky point at the planes. Anti-aircraft fire goes up.

    Dusk shots of British heavy mortar battery firing. Various shots of howitzer artillery firing under camouflage nets.

    2 German Prisoners of War (POWs) are escorted along a road. Quick shots of mock up infantry attack. CU British soldier cleans sten machine gun. More shots of howitzer and LS Shots of smoke rising.

    Various shots of wrecked and abandoned German vehicles along road. British bren gun carrier drives up to camera.

    LS of distant explosions. Shots of Sherman tank. Various shots of damaged buildings. French women wash clothes, British troops are doing their washing with them. A bren gun carrier is parked. More shots of planes flying overhead.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1940 - 1949
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:29:44:00 / 01:36:01:00
    UN 907 B

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  1. Unknown user says

    Reducing this clip's current date range of 1940-49, this footage will have been shot in either 1944 or 1945.

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