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  • Short Summary

    Americans liberate Marseilles - crowd celebrating, collaborators rounded, Germans captured.

  • Description

    Marseilles, France.

    Various shots of the American troops marching through the streets of Marseilles, France after liberation. Crowd lining the streets, people cheering. Several shots of the parade led by military band marching through the crowded streets. Several shots of the crowd with V signs in the air, people cheering and smiling to camera. Girls kissing soldiers on the street, crowd shaking hands with soldiers.

    Various shots of the street fights, American soldiers hiding behind walls, crawling with guns and rifles at ready, shooting etc. American officer looking at map giving orders to men. German officer captured.

    Various shots of the collaborators being rounded up, crowd jeering. Collaborators get on back of lorry. Several shots of the two American officers, one is two star General, being interviewed. Some close up shots of them talking into camera - no sound.

    Various shots of line of lorries with American troops on, driving through crowded streets. People cheering, girls kissing soldiers etc. More shots of the troops parading through the streets, some French resistance troops seen, they march with guns but have no uniforms. More shots of the tanks and armoured cars driving through crowded streets.

    Various shots of liberation parade, crowd on streets, gathering at square etc. Some women are seen waving rifles in the air. More shots of the tanks, lorries and troops cheered as they drive around.

    Several shots of the French officer presenting a line of men with medals.

    Long lines of German prisoners being marched along country road.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:05:03:00 / 01:14:08:00
    UN 1114 B

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