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  • Short Summary

    Building pontoon bridge, firing field gun + explosions - British troops in France, 1944.

  • Description

    Unused / unissued material - dates and locations unclear or unknown.

    Allied invasion of occupied Europe - France?

    M/S British soldiers building ramp from planks. Various shots Allied army vehicles going over half-built pontoon bridge. Bridge goes over wide river, town on either side.

    Various shots landscape with river and hills, smoke rises from hills. Various shots British soldiers loading and firing shells from field gun. Various shots explosions and smoke rising from town surrounded by hills with river running through it.

    Cameraman's clapper board gives date as 04/09/1944.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1984.09
    Media URN:
    62028
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:04:26:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:36:25:00 / 01:40:51:00
    Canister:
    UN 1117 C

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