• Short Summary

    Montgomery's offensive on Western Front has started - battle of Siegfried Line.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "MONTY'S NEW OFFENSIVE".

    Ruhr, Germany.

    Several shots of the British and Canadian infantry men climbing on Alligator tank. Troop laden Alligator tanks crossing flooded countryside and moving into battle. Panning shot of one of the captured Ruhr dams (no name). Large artillery guns firing. Several shots of Bofor guns firing. Close up shot of the breech of 60-pounder gun recoiling. British troops passing shells from hand to hand in chain fashion. Several more shots of the guns firing. Tanks moving in for battle of the Siegfried Line. Various shots of the troops and tanks moving in action on Siegfried Line. Close up shot of the British Army sergeant calling his men forward. Several shots of the German POW's (prisoners of war) from Siegfried Line.

    (Mute & Track Negs.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1147.11
    Media URN:
    39813
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    15/02/1945
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:39:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:22:12:00 / 01:25:51:00
    Canister:
    45/14

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