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  • Short Summary

    American troops enter Cherbourg, France.

  • Description

    Cherbourg, France. 1944?

    Various shots of large crowd of German prisoners rounded up on a field. They are loaded into lorries. Several shots of the German prisoners smiling to camera, standing behind barged wire, walking through mud on road.

    Two American soldiers on top of lorry playing guitar and singing - travel shot from the vehicle behind. Travel shot, passing a large sign on wall reading 'Cherbourg'. Various shots of the American troops entering and moving through the streets of Cherbourg. American soldiers talking to French girls. Dead Germans on pavement. People putting down German signs etc. People and soldiers signing, mass of German prisoners marched through the streets. Some high ranking German officers among them. People watching long lines of German prisoners moving along the street.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2064.09
    Media URN:
    74134
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:04:43:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:21:10:00 / 01:25:53:00
    Canister:
    UN 1295 F

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