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  • Short Summary

    American troops on the move in liberated France.

  • Description

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

    France.

    An American soldier inspects overturned enemy vehicle at side of road. VS of American soldiers relaxing in ditch at side of road. One holds up a captured Swastika flag.

    American spotter plane lands on rough air field. Shots of it taking off. VS of air field being laid out with mechanical diggers etc. Shots of pilot and other flyer on ground by plane.

    VS of US Troops by statue in village in France - flags fly. Shots troops crossing river on raft. US troops build pontoon bridge.

    VS US nurses and medics lift wounded out of ambulance on stretchers. CU nurse.

    Travel shot from jeep past US troop walking along road. Shots of them relaxing by roadside. Shots of refugees - mainly women and children VS of abandoned German vehicles.

    Aerial shots of crashed US gliders. CU of pilot of plane. More shots of gliders on ground. Plane lands and pilot talks to ground crew - they look at maps. Aerial views of flooded areas. Aerials of ships at beach heads.

    VS of US troops on the move in town. . Locals work pump. Shots of burning building and local firemen at work. Damaged buildings. More shots of local people. Man tries to clear up. US soldier is given bottle of wine by boy - he drinks. American soldiers and French firemen exchange helmets.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1981.12
    Media URN:
    62005
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:06:42:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:42:12:00 / 01:48:54:00
    Canister:
    UN 935 C

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