• Short Summary

    American soldiers liberate Le Mans and receive enthusiastic reception. France.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Le Mans freed.

    France.

    Various shots as American infantry and mechanised units move through Le Mans and civilians give enthusiastic reception. All the buildings are undamaged as there was no time for the Germans to stand and fight. Various shots as French collaborators are led through jeering crowd. American soldiers look at French money. Various shots as the soldiers drink red wine outside a cafe.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1366.02
    Media URN:
    44766
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    21/08/1944
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:29:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:03:16:00 / 01:04:45:00
    Canister:
    44/67

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