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  • Short Summary

    Allied troops advancing through Holland - liberation of Dutch town.

  • Description

    Holland (Netherlands).

    Canal with several houses scattered in background. Various shots of the tanks crossing a bridge. More shots of British tanks and troops advancing through countryside. More landscape shots of the countryside - fields, houses, trees etc. Troops advancing through countryside. Country road, tanks and lorries parked on side of road, some start moving, troops walking along road, wounded being carried along road, mainly by German prisoners, plane flies overhead, burning lorry seen on side of the road. Several shots of the infantry troops advancing across fields. German prisoners being escorted along road. Various shots of the allied troops entering a town, crowd cheering the liberators. Soldiers holding children in their arms surrounded by cheering crowd. Road sign in Dutch showing directions to various places, amongst them Eindhoven and Amsterdam. Various shots of the civilians and home services clearing rubble in heavily bombed town. Tanks and soldiers moving through town streets, civilians waving and cheering. Two men guarding a door - possibly prison with collaborators. A man with rifle pointed at his back walking across street.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:15:42:00 / 01:22:19:00
    UN 947 C

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