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  • Short Summary

    American tanks and town reduced to rubble somewhere in Europe during Allied Invasion.

  • Description

    Unissued / unused materials - dates and locations may be unclear or unknown.

    Allied invasion of occupied Europe.

    Clapper board reads: "Sgt. Grant, 11/10/44". Various shots American tank behind cluster of trees firing gun. Various shots tank driving through fields, passing haystacks. Various shots of town where lots of fighting has happened - most buildings reduced to shells or piles of rubble.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1883.03
    Media URN:
    61073
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:49:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:07:45:00 / 01:11:34:00
    Canister:
    UN 927 A

Comments (1)

  1. Palasco says

    From 0.02 - 2.10, a British crewed M10 Achilles Tank Destroyer armed with a 17-pounder gun. Markings of the 75th Anti-Tank Regt RA, 11th Armoured Division. Location of Division in October 1944 near Overloon, Netherlands.

    2.12 - 3.34, ruins of coastal port, possibly Boulogne after RAF bombing and capture by Canadian forces in September 1944.

    3.35 - 3.49 German fortifications on Mont Lambert which overlooked the approaches to Boulogne

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