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  • Short Summary

    U.S. 5th infantry division enter towns in France, including Chambois.

  • Description

    Unissued / Unused material.

    Invasion scenes, France.

    Various shots as the U.S. 5th infantry division "Tamfer" enter town in Sherman tank and jeeps. M/S French woman with shaven head showing she is a collaborator, others poke, hit and point at her. M/S jeep going past. Various shots of soldiers in the town. M/S as one comes out with captured nazi flag. M/S group posing with flag before throwing it onto German tank. Various shots of U.S. troops walking up streets in Chambois with their guns. M/S one crouching and moving forward looking for snipers. Camera pans up to thick black smoke rising in distance, and damaged and wrecked roofs of the houses in the foreground. M/S soldiers and tank.

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    Film ID:
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    Unissued unused
    British Pathe
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    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:32:25:00 / 01:34:35:00
    UN 1133 C

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    The footage is the work of at least two separate cameramen, a W. R. Ehring, and a second man named "Anders".

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