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  • Short Summary

    GIs on road and in country town.

  • Description

    Unissued / unused material.

    Invasion of occupied Europe - somewhere in France?

    Army jeep with missing wheels being hauled onto army pickup truck. M/S American soldiers lying and sitting in street, one GI speaks on field telephone.

    Various shots troops walking down country road towards a town. Various shots of streets - lots of GIs and a few civilians wander about. Various shots broken tank, still smouldering. More shots soldiers on the road.

    Various L/Ss, taken from a high vantage point, of trucks full of soldiers driving about town. Tracking shot cheering crowd of civilians. More shots broken down army vehicles, soldiers working to tow them out of ditches where they have been left. L/S town beside the sea. More shots soldiers on the move.

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    Film ID:
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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:25:03:00 / 01:30:44:00
    UN 1110 D

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  1. Unknown user says

    The footage seen here was shot by two separate cameramen. The shots up until 04:05 were shot on 2 August 1944 by a cameraman called Rosenmann, (likely to be Leon Rosenmann of the 165th Signal Photo Company).

    The footage from 04:06 onwards was shot on 1 August 1944, by Ken Marthey of the Special Coverage Unit (SPECOU).

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