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  • Short Summary

    Various invasion scenes by American soldiers in Germany.

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    Unissued / Unused material.


    Various shots of people throwing possessions out of railway carriages to others below. Various shots of people walking along in front of bombed building. M/S German soldiers walking along with their hands on their heads. L/S bombed buildings. L/S people walking across park. More shots of people collecting things from the train, a man tries to open a crate. M/S people waving at camera, M/S little boy laughing. L/S American soldiers walking down road past sign to Frankfurt. Various shots of the bombed city. C/U civilians. M/S American soldiers. Various shots bodies in streets, soldiers carry one through on stretcher. Various shots of bombed buildings, American soldiers run through the streets and watch for snipers. Soldiers walk down road. M/S dead body in street. Various shots of civilians watching Americans enter the town. American soldiers run across street. Various shots as they advance through field. L/S explosions in distance. Various shots American soldiers talking to captured German officers. Various shots of the city. Various shots civilians and American soldiers in street, one listens on field telephone. M/S man and soldier trying to open iron shutters. C/U's little boys.

    C/U dead body, various shots of the general destruction. Various shots German civilians, children laugh. Various shots American soldiers and civilians in streets next to bombed buildings. American soldiers talk to German civilians. M/S body. Various shots bombed buildings. M/S group of civilians walking along. M/S as man makes speech. Various shots of uniformed German soldiers in line under American guard. L/S's smoke rising in distance. Various shots bombed town. Various shots German officers with American soldiers. A German officer is escorted by man with pistol, they pose for camera. L/S tanks in field. Soldiers walk down road with flags of surrender. L/S town in distance with smoke rising. Various shots civilians, they hang out flags of surrender and smile for camera.

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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:
    01:43:24:00 / 01:55:38:00
    UN 1031 A

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  1. Unknown user says

    A slate at 01:21 reveals that the footage that follows it was shot by William Cummings, of the 166th Signal Photo Company.

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