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  • Short Summary

    British and American troops advance into Germany.

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    Unissued / unused material.

    Allied forces invasion of Nazi Germany.

    Various shots piles of rubble and wrecked houses - bomb site. Various shots people walking through rubble - they mainly women, some have carts into which they place their salvaged belongings. Various shots of wrecked carriages and railway station: "Zum Bahnhof Borken", Eisenbaun.

    Various shots British soldiers passing through on armoured car. Various shots British troops outside farm house. British troops march past with kit bags. C/U white flag of surrender outside barn - looks like it has been made from old rag. M/S soldiers breaking open large barrel. M/S soldier pulling cart full of German family's belongings.

    Various shots British and American infantry and army vehicles advancing. We a couple of the GIs climb aboard a British tank. M/S signpost pointing towards Munster and Bochum. C/U street sign: "Adolf Hitler Strase". M/S GIs posing for camera.

    Various shots German refugees with belongings in carts and trolleys. Captured German soldiers help. M/S group of German refugees having a laugh with some GIs. More shots tanks on the move. M/S scruffy German men (captured soldiers?) peeling vegetables. More shots German civilians - all look happy but dishevelled.

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    Film ID:
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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
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    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:01:00 / 01:06:56:00
    UN 1084 C

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