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  • Short Summary

    Good footage of British occupation troops leaving Rhineland area of Germany after WW1.

  • Description

    Occupation Troops Leave The Rhineland.

    British Army leaving Germany after post-World War One occupation; c. 1925.

    Railway yard: moving carts; trains carrying vehicles & supplies; soldiers stacking up crates. Soldiers paid at table outdoors. Soldiers and some of their wives and children walking toward train and boarding. Soldiers standing on steps of train and both military & civilian men on platform drinking a glass of beer in a toast; saying goodbye.

    Train pulling out; w/ men; women; children waving. Tracking shot looking back at small station as train moves away - rather scenic.

    Soldiers' kits; rifles; etc. laid neatly in a row on brick street. Playing card game. CU soldier dealing cards.

    CU soldier playing bugle. Soldiers' line up; roll call. Soldiers march down street. Troops waving from slow moving train. More film of troops loading equipment; crane to lift caissons onto train. A few officers near track.

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    Film ID:
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    Old negatives
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:35:03:00 / 01:39:31:00
    ON 334 B

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