Some good invasion scenes footage in the Arnhem area. Belgium (?)
Unused / unissued material - dates and locations unclear or unknown.
Invasion scenes. Europe, possibly Belgium
Several shots of senior looking British military figure talking with soldier. Shots of landing craft on beach head. Various more shots of the senior looking soldier. He climbs into jeep with two other soldier. Group shots of soldiers looking at maps of France. More shots landing craft and other military vehicles on the beach. Numerous shots of beachhead activity. M/S of badly damaged church. M/Ss of burning building in small town. Tank speeding through town. L/Ss of soldier walking through the ruins of the town. Soldier climbing aboard landing craft. Various similar shots. Soldier washing arm. Tanks moving along road and going under ruined bridge. L/S of destroyed bridge over river.
M/Ss of German soldier stumbling along track under armed guard. More shots of tanks and landing craft. Shots of destroyed town and bridge. Similar shots. L/Ss of soldier running between burning debris in streets. More shots of German prisoners. Similar shots. Numerous shots of burning buildings military vehicles move past, tanks etc. Some good shots of Field Marshal Bernard Montgomery sitting down and looking at map with General Bradley. Shot of British soldiers marching under bridge. M/Ss of numerous tanks. A sign says that Arnhem is 5 kilometres away. M/S of large traced transporter vehicle. Numerous other vehicles with soldiers in. L/Ss of ruined bridge. L/Ss of smoking ruins of buildings in distance. M/Ss of German prisoners of war walking with hands on head. Several similar shots. Group shot of soldiers drinking tea.