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  • Short Summary

    American troops advance through the snow.

  • Description

    Unissued / Unused material.

    Location of events unclear / unknown.

    M/S American soldiers behind machine guns. Various shots as they dig foxhole. M/S of them with German prisoners. M/S soldiers firing rifle over hill. L/S snow covered countryside. Various shots of explosions in distance. Various shots men using field telephones. M/S carrying wounded soldier on stretcher, M/S of him lying on straw. Various shots prisoners walking along in columns.

    M/S wrecked army jeep. Various shots of abandoned German vehicles, a soldier looks at bullet holes in one. Various shots of a convoy of American military vehicles driving down road, it is snowing heavily. M/S soldiers getting out of tank. Various shots of them preparing guns etc. in field. L/S soldiers in snow covered woods. M/S carrying wounded down road. M/S tank driving down road.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1969.08
    Media URN:
    61915
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:08:58:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:33:46:00 / 01:42:44:00
    Canister:
    UN 963 B

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    This footage is the work of at least three separate cameramen. The footage does not quite appear is not in chronological order.

    The material from 0:56 is shot by Bernard Caliendo of the 166th Signal Photo Company. His footage was shot on the 2nd and 3rd of January 1945.

    At 04:54 the cameraman changes to "Downard". His footage was shot on 2 January 1945.

    At 05:43 the cameraman becomes "Bates". His material was shot on the 3rd and 4th January 1945.

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