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  • Short Summary

    British troops build a Pontoon bridge across River Elbe in Germany.

  • Description

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

    Various shots of Allied tanks moving into a field in Germany. Equipment and tanks are loaded onto amphibious craft and taken across the River Elbe. British troops build a Pontoon bridge.

    Tanks make it to the other side. Jeeps are driven off. Soldiers look at a tank in a field; camera pans to show two cows eating grass nearby.

    Shots of general activity as soldiers push boats into the water to assist in building of Pontoon bridge. Several shots of the original bridge that once spanned the river, now lying in ruins across the water.

    Note: Researcher indicates that this is the 79th Armoured Division and 15th Scots Division crossing the Elbe at Lauenberg on 29 April 1945.

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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:
    01:23:27:00 / 01:26:32:00
    UN 1151 A

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