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  • Short Summary

    French refugees collecting rations and sleeping in church cloisters.

  • Description

    Unissued / unused material.

    Allied forces invasion of occupied France - refugees in unidentified town.

    Various shots soldiers (British and American) and civilians in town square. Local girl has her i.d. checked by military policeman. American soldier talks to children. Various shots queue of women waiting to collect water from temporary tank. Various shots of cemetery - lots of new graves marked by wooden crosses, one appears to be for an entire family. More shots of women collecting rations from mobile canteen.

    Various shots homeless refugee families camping in cloisters of large church / cathedral: families seen eating meals at tables, some sleep on straw, woman seen cooking over camping stove. US soldiers in streets.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2125.02
    Media URN:
    63338
    Group:
    Unissued / unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:04:15:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:02:08:00 / 01:06:23:00
    Canister:
    UN 1070 B

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