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  • Short Summary

    Material showing American troops in and around Cherbourg. Also Montgomery giving medals.

  • Description

    Unissued / Unused material.

    In and around Cherbourg, France.

    M/S trench. M/S's American soldiers talking. M/S group of German prisoners smiling and laughing. M/S American soldiers walking German prisoners up road. M/S deserted street in Cherbourg. M/S British troops gathered together. Various shots as Field Marshal Bernard Montgomery shakes hands with soldiers and presents medals to them. M/S Americans and locals looking at map. L/S bombed building with only walls left standing. Various C/U's as pickaxes dig away at the earth. M/S big boiler type machine on truck.

    Various shots American soldiers surveying town. L/S town. Various shots tanks and soldiers. German soldiers are marched along by Americans. L/S smoke rising in distance. Various shots of wrecked, bombed town. M/S as soldiers walk through. Various shots American troops with Generals. Various shots as they survey the town. M/S tanks. M/S American soldiers eating and drinking.

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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:
    01:38:31:00 / 01:44:53:00
    UN 873 A

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