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  • Short Summary

    Eisenhower visits Monty and inspects British troops in Europe.

  • Description

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

    Allied invasion of occupied Europe.

    Various shots General Dwight Eisenhower (Ike) and Field Marshal Bernard Montgomery (Monty) chatting in armchairs. M/S young British officers chatting. More shots Ike and Monty, occasionally we see photographer's flash bulb. Ike and Monty say goodbye outside house where Monty is staying. We see Ike wears boots with his name on! Ike gets in car and is driven off.

    Various shots Ike inspecting British troops. We see Ike with General Dempsey, they cross a bridge. Ike talks to soldiers in truck and looks at exploded enemy bunker. Ike and Dempsey watch mine clearance operation. More shots Ike inspecting troops. Various shots soldiers demonstrating how to assemble a Vickers machine gun. Various shots soldiers on exercise for Ike's benefit: they get into Bren gun carriers and drive off. Soldiers demonstrate mortar firing. Ike watches soldiers building track from logs. Ike talks to soldiers operating field gun.

    NB: item is v. similar / identical to UN 945 C.

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    Film ID:
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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:17:08:00 / 01:24:44:00
    UN 944 B

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