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  • Short Summary

    Footage of American soldiers walking round European town - possibly French.

  • Description

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

    Invasion scenes - Europe: US troops (Possibly France).

    M/Ss of American artillery soldier loaded and firing military artillery piece. Shots of artillery piece being fired. M/Ss of soldier lying on front with large machine gun next to river. M/S of soldier crouching down behind wall of ruined building. Shots of soldier with machine gun underneath car. More shots of soldiers. L/Ss of French flag flying on top of building. M/S and C/U of banners stuck o wall which read, 'Vive La France'.

    L/S of destroyed bridge spanning river. Various shots of soldiers setting up mortar on railway line. Good shots of mortar being fired. Soldier on telephone, another looks through some kind of magnifying device. M/Ss of pigeons huddling on ledge. Shots of soldiers walking past dead German soldier. Troops walking dead soldier on railway line. One soldier stops picks up his rifle and smashes it on the ground. L/Ss of soldiers lying down on river bank. More shots of the soldier walking round town.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1948.05
    Media URN:
    74008
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:08:03:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:10:42:00 / 01:18:45:00
    Canister:
    UN 983 B

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