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  • Short Summary

    British and Canadian troops advance through countryside of Normandy. France.

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    Unissued / Unused material.

    Normandy, France. 26th June 1944.

    4th Canadian (Armoured) Div, Operation Epsom filmed by Sgt Grant outside Caen.

    Various shots of British and Canadian troops in countryside, tanks drive down roads. L/S farm. L/S explosion. L/S smoke rising. Various shots as soldiers walk and ride on bikes over muddy tracks. Various shots tanks in field. M/S soldiers walking along. Various shots convoy of vehicles. M/S wounded soldier. M/S German prisoners walking with hands up. M/S wounded man. Various shots of wounded German prisoners being helped or carried along. M/S man digging trench. Various shots of army vehicles. Various shots of prisoners. Various shots of army vehicles, M/S's fire in field.

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    Film ID:
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    Unissued / unused
    British Pathé
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    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:02:00 / 01:04:45:00
    UN 1134 A

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  1. Unknown user says

    The footage seen here was shot by a Sgt. Grant, on 26 June 1944.

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  2. m kenny says

    No Canadian troops in this footage. It starts in Fontenay Le Pesnel and the later scenes are part of the advance on the village of Cheux.

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