• Short Summary

    Footage of German prisoners of war and American soldiers in Europe.

  • Description

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

    Invasion scenes Europe: US Troops. Possibly France.

    L/Ss of German prisoners of war marching along road guarded by American soldiers. Soldiers standing around. Sherman tank moves slowly forward. M/Ss of variety of American army vehicles moving past camera. L/Ss of Sherman tanks moving across fields. Several similar shots. Angle shot of American soldier walking past smashed portrait of Adolf Hitler. Two soldier pointing gun at man with hands on top of his head. M/S of the man. M/Ss of US soldiers looking through binoculars. Landscape shots. Shots of tanks firing. Similar shots. Various shots of tank crew.

    M/S of soldier in snow attaching line to military vehicle. L/S of the soldier standing on the front of the vehicle as it moves forward. Soldier operating winch inside the vehicle. More shots of a vehicle moving along. Man reels out cable from the back of the truck. L/S of soldier climbing up telegraph pole with cable. He attaches cable. M/S of American soldiers inside tracked vehicle moving over rough terrain in snow. Various similar shots.

    M/S of American soldier holding German rocket launcher. He demonstrates how to load it, takes aim and fires. M/Ss of soldiers examining holes on the front of a tank. L/Ss of German soldiers marching under American guard. L/S of the soldiers being marched along a country road. L/S of prisoners being driven in open topped vehicle through countryside.

    Various shots of American soldier using a hand milling machine aided by the wheel of a jeep (it's quite an innovative idea). Two soldiers serving a porridge type mixture to other soldiers. Shots of the soldiers eating.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1940 - 1949
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:07:00 / 01:11:15:00
    UN 1052 C

Comments (1)

  1. Unknown user says

    Reducing this clip's current date range, a flash-frame of a makeshift clapperboard at 02:36 provides the filming date of 3 March 1945.

    We also learn that the cameraman is "Rosenblum", (probably Walter Rosenblum), of the 163rd Signal Photo Company.

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