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  • Short Summary

    British troops advance through snow, probably in Ardennes.

  • Description

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

    Allied forces invasion of occupied Europe - looks like Ardennes, Holland / Belgium.

    C/U young man in snow suit. Various shots soldiers in snow camouflage crossing field. Spacing.

    Various shots British soldiers unloading and loading equipment / ammunition from truck in snow. Spacing.

    Various shots group British soldiers standing in front of tank, army vehicles and civilian horse drawn cart pass. Various shots British soldiers camouflaging tank for use in snow with lace table clothes.

    Various shots flail tanks (for mine clearance?) driving through forest. Various shots British soldiers around camp fire in snow - they read newspapers and relax. Various shots troops advancing through town, they pass a butchery with what appears to be Dutch writing on the window. Various shots infantry and tanks advancing through town, one of the soldiers makes a rude gesture to the camera (could be meant as "V" for victory?) Various shots captured German soldiers.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2101.05
    Media URN:
    63012
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:06:33:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:20:25:00 / 01:26:58:00
    Canister:
    UN 969 A

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    The material from 5:29 onwards was shot by a cameraman named as "Blakeley".

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