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  • Short Summary

    American troops on the move being greeted by locals in liberated France.

  • Description

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

    Possibly in liberated France.

    Various shots of American troops on the move through wrecked town.

    Local women turn out to watch the troops passing by.

    VS of refugees walking along the roads. Many carry possessions in wheelbarrows or carts.

    VS of people gathered around American army jeep. Locals are talking to soldiers. They seem to be arguing about a young woman sitting in the jeep (a possible collaborator ?). Local people show their papers to soldiers.

    VS of civilians coming out to greet American troops in jeeps and tanks. Woman gives V sign to camera. Lots of people watch troops going through.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1981.02
    Media URN:
    61995
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:37:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:05:21:00 / 01:08:58:00
    Canister:
    UN 896 B

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    This footage was all shot by Ken Marthey, of the Special Coverage Unit (SPECOU).

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