• Short Summary

    Allied troops taking masses of German prisoners and high ranking officers.

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    Unknown American two star General talking through translator to imprisoned German high ranking officer. Various shots of German high ranking officer inspecting troops. Various shots of German troops disembarking from lorries. Several air shots of field filled with field guns, carriages and horses. More shots of German troops disembarking from lorries with American Military Police watching them. Travel shot of a road from back of a lorry. Lorry drives through town, several lorries seen on side of road, civilians looking on. German troops and vehicles on side of road. German high ranking officer talking in German - natural sound, Translator translates to American officers - American Military Police around. German officers saluting, General looking on. American General holding a gun - Germans surrender a town? General is saying that the prisoners will be teated in accordance to Geneva Convention - bad quality natural sound.

    Various shots of German prisoners lined up for inspection. German officer shakes hands with his soldiers. High ranking German officers talking to American officer, they point at something on a map. Several shots of high ranking German officers talking. Various shots of German prisoners in horse drawn carriages and on bicycles moving slowly along road. More shots of the German officers surrendering. More air shots of field full of horses. More shots of German troops on lorries and rounded up around lorries on field. They carry their kit with them. Several more shots of convoy horse drawn carriages moving across field.

    High ranking German officers being rounded on field. Air shots of countryside. Some closer shots showing horses, masses of vehicles and equipment and troops rounded on vast fields. More shots of German troops and officers travelling across countryside - they are all prisoners, it seems. More shots of vast fields with troops and equipment. German prisoners being marched along road and into town. More air shots of fields and town - destroyed bridge is seen.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:40:00:00 / 01:54:18:00
    UN 998 B

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    A slate at 01:09 reveals some, if not all, of this footage to have been shot on 16 September 1944.

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