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  • Description

    Unissued / Unused material.

    Location of events unclear / unknown, possibly Germany.

    Various shots freed Prisoners of War in camp. They wave from trucks as they drive away. L/S glider flying over camp. C/U soldier on guard. L/S Prisoner of War camp now liberated. Various shots of laughing and smiling ex-prisoners. M/S German officers and soldiers. M/S prisoners on crutches entering 'Stage Door Canteen' at the camp. M/S other soldiers. C/U sign 'Stage Door Canteen' M/S officer making speech, others wave their hands and crutches. Various shots of the camp.

    M/S Edward Ward in studio being interviewed, he was war correspondent and Prisoner of War for three years. C/U's of him sat in chair talking. Various shots of liberated prisoners of war again, they wave as they leave. M/S as staff at the camp are marched off. Various C/U's laughing liberated prisoners. M/S liberated prisoners standing behind a gate with sign on the front reading 'Women Only'. More C/U's of ex-prisoners. C/U Edward Ward.

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
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    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:55:04:00 / 02:00:27:00
    UN 1043 A
    Sort Number:
    UN 1043 A
  • Appears in...

    War & Revolution
    ASA - POWs Long March BROADCAST WW2 End of the War D-Day Letters Prisoner of War Camps German POW Camps
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

Comments (2)

  1. jamied says

    Art 02:55, the man on the left is BBC war correspondent Edward Ward. The man on the right is Pathe cameraman Terry Ashwood. This material appears to be offcuts for clip 1151.01

  2. lancing97 says

    The prison camp in 0:44 to 1:12 is Dulag Luft 3, Wetzlar, approximately 3 to 4 kilometers west north west from Wetzlar, a town some 50 kilometers north of Frankfurt-on-Main and was a former German army camp (Flak troops).

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