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  • Short Summary

    Good shots of American troops and German POWs during early days of Invasion of France.

  • Description

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

    France.

    German Prisoners of War (POWs) march under American guard near beach. Barrage balloons fly overhead.

    Various shots of American field hospital (Tents marked with Red Crosses). Various shots of vehicles moving backwards and forwards (including DUKW). Injured troops off loaded.

    Shots of forward airfield. Planes take off. Large anti-aircraft gun fires. Plane lands on beach. Members of ack-ack gun crew chat to film cameraman.

    Various shots of German POWs getting food and water infield.

    Shots of a group of African-American troops relaxing and eating biscuits.

    Nice shots of American soldier giving sweets to small French children.

    Various shots of wounded POWs being brought for treatment.

    CU of minefield sign.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1899.21
    Media URN:
    61197
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:04:17:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:48:17:00 / 01:52:34:00
    Canister:
    UN 901 B

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