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  • Short Summary

    Various shots British and some US troops in Holland / Ardennes.

  • Description

    Unused / unissued material.

    Allied forces invasion of occupied Europe.

    Clapper board gives date and location as: 03/11/1944, Flushing, Holland (Netherlands)

    Various shots amphibious vehicles in water near coast. Various shots warship in dry dock. L/S snow covered pine forest, in foreground British soldiers are firing a machine gun. Various shots B17 bomber plane crashing. Various shots of troops advancing through snow covered town which has been scene of heavy fighting.

    Clapper board gives date as 14/01/1945 - location probably Ardennes, Belgium / Holland. Various shots tank / armoured cars going along snow covered road, some US soldiers run over and shake hands with British tank men. Various shots British soldiers in snow suits enthusiastically greeting GIs. Various shots British soldiers using metal detectors.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2101.02
    Media URN:
    63009
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:04:53:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:07:50:00 / 01:12:43:00
    Canister:
    UN 968 B

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    A makeshift slate at 01:45 identifies the footage to have been shot on 14 January 1945 by a Sgt Parkinson. The slate also bears the letters "EYEMO", which presumably refers to an Eyemo film camera, popular with combat cameramen.

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