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  • Short Summary

    Good shots of British troops building a large pontoon bridge.

  • Description

    Unissued / unused material - dates and location unclear or unknown.

    Germany.

    British Sappers and engineers build a pontoon bridge across a large river - possibly the Rhine. Good shots of the soldiers at work.

    Shots of an amphibious armoured vehicles (possibly known as a Water Buffalo) drives into the River. VS of vehicles being ferried across the fast flowing river. More shots of bridge building.

    Shots of soldiers being given sandwiches and tea. They sit down to enjoy their food and drink.

    Queue of tanks waiting to be ferried across the river. Troops are dug in to guard the crossing.

    Bridge nears completion. Good shots of soldiers manning 'Bridge Control' point. Line of British troops on the march past badly damaged buildings.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1976.10
    Media URN:
    61931
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:07:27:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:30:39:00 / 01:38:06:00
    Canister:
    UN 1085 C

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