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  • Short Summary

    Ike, Monty and de Gaulle with allied troops invading occupied France.

  • Description

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

    Allied invasion of occupied France.

    Aerial shots Normandy countryside and coastline, some wreckage of crashed planes and smoke. Various shots British soldiers. M/S captured tank. Various shots wounded British soldiers and German prisoners being put into ambulances. M/S soldiers marching along country road.

    Various shots General Charles de Gaulle walking in French town, children give him flowers, he inspects bomb damage. More shots soldiers walking down country roads.

    Various shots General Dwight Eisenhower (Ike) at British army camp, he meets Field Marshal Bernard Montgomery (Monty) who is dressed very casually. Various shots de Gaulle meeting Monty and inspecting British troops. More shots de Gaulle walking around liberated French town - people cheer and women kiss him. More shots British troops in countryside.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1979.12
    Media URN:
    61973
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:06:36:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:36:32:00 / 01:43:08:00
    Canister:
    UN 895 A

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    A slate at 03:55 reveals that the footage following it was shot by a Sgt J. N. Johnson, on 15 June 1944.

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