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    British troops advancing through snowbound countryside.

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    Location Unknown / Unclear - Germany?

    Various shots of the snowstorm in woods. Many knocked down trees around. British man showing German charge placed inside a tree. Dead German soldier lying over gun. Various shots of the tanks in action, they shooting at a village. Men run from a house and take cover. German prisoners rounded, some are medics. Various shots of British troops looking from trenches and firing field guns. Various shots of the British troops marching through village. Men washing and relaxing. Tanks, jeeps and troops advancing through countryside. Several men walking dogs. British soldiers inspecting rubble inside a large building. Several shots of British soldiers helping themselves with beer inside bombed pub. British soldiers taking prisoners. More shots of the troops advancing through snowbound countryside, they past windmill as they walk. Troops walking, dead bodies lying on ground. Troops warming around fire. Various shots of the troops on ground, they looking at field with smoke spreading across. Various shots of German prisoners, some with hands over heads. Prisoners running along road with their hands up. British troops rounding a house, they look carefully around before entering. They inspect the walls etc. Several shots of the soldiers collecting mines and other charges from the house. Various shots of the houses bursting.

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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:08:56:00 / 01:19:27:00
    UN 960 A

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  1. reconron says

    This film is also from januari 1945 during operation Blackcock (AKA Battle for the Roer triangle).At 0.49 minutes the German PAK 40 anti-tank gun with the body of a German soldier on it,the location is Bosstraat in Schilberg,Schilberg nowadays is part of the town of Echt in the Netherlands. Later on in the film you will see the sign Breberen,Breberen in Germany is not far away from the Dutch/German border,and nowadays the small town is part of the so called "Kreis Heinsberg".

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