• Short Summary

    German tank troops are in Wales for training at the Castlemartin army camp.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "S. Wales. Panzers Welcomed".

    Castlemartin Camp, South Wales.

    SV of bus arriving carrying German Panzer tank troops into the camp bus comes into full CU. SV of soldiers stepping from coach an officer shakes hands with a civilian. SV of troops going into building being photographed by cameramen. CU Notice above door reading in German "Speise Raum". CU Troops standing to attention inside the hall before taking a meal. CU of the Colonel addressing the troops. CU of blackboard with Menu written out in English. SV of men collecting their meal in dining hall it is being dished out by a British NCO. GV of mess hall with men seated at tables eating their meals. CU Table with three German soldiers eating their meal.

    GV of the Panzer men walking up main street of Pembroke the following day. SV of people waving from a window at the troops below camera pans down to show three Panzer men looking up and waving back. CU of Panzer man signing an autograph on a sea scouts hat. CU Three Panzer men with a little girl looking at Welsh doll. SV of two Panzer men with a little girl looking at Welsh doll and seated on a wall one Panzer man is about to take a photo. CU Showing the girls and Panzer man with the camera.

    SV of Panzer men going into a small hotel for a drink. SV Interior showing two Panzer men with civilians and man behind bar all with pint glasses raised in a toast.

    (Pathe Neg.)

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:58:02:00 / 01:59:15:00

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    "SV of bus arriving" - it's a Bedford SB Duple Super Vega.

    The "Castlemartin Camp" referred to is in Pembrokeshire.

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