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  • Short Summary

    Footage of invasion scenes, possibly filmed in France the Winter of 1944-45.

  • Description

    Unused / unissued material - dates and locations unclear or unknown.

    Invasion Scenes. Probably France.

    Several shots of tanks and armoured vehicles moving along road. Air to ground shots of bombers high in the sky. Shots of artillery pieces being fired in the snow. Nice shots of soldiers (American ?) sitting around camp fire. More shots of artillery pieces being fired. M/Ss of two soldiers (possibly British) in snow uniform walking through the ruins of shelled town.

    L/Ss of soldiers running and climbing into tank. The tank (possibly a Sherman) moves off. M/Ss of the tank running over and crushing small trees. Several more shots of the tank in action. Various shots buildings. Two civilians carrying buckets walk out of building with American soldiers. Shots of civilians operating water pump. Shots of American soldiers in the snow, tanks and vehicles moving past etc. Various shots of civilians, soldier and army vehicles in destroyed village.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1970.01
    Media URN:
    61828
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:08:01:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:02:00 / 01:08:03:00
    Canister:
    UN 1061 A

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  1. leccy24 says

    Churchill Crocodile
    Pak 40
    Archer SP ATG
    Panther \'Cuckoo\' captured and used by British Guards

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