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  • Short Summary

    Liberation of Prague.

  • Description

    Prague, Czechoslovakia.

    Various shots of partisans removing German signs from shops and buildings of Prague after the liberation.

    Various good shots, taken with hidden camera, during the occupation of Prague by Germans.

    Various good shots of street fighting between Partisans and Germans prior to the liberation. Men and women build street barricades and round up Quislings. They burn Nazi flag and documents in street and take prisoners.

    Various shots of Russian troops entering the city to be welcomed by civilians. Various shots of the welcoming back of Dr Edouard Benes to Prague. He arrives at station and takes a ceremonial drive through crowd lined streets. Benes and wife wave from balcony, mass crowd cheering.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1625.06
    Media URN:
    60202
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:07:28:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:09:33:00 / 01:17:01:00
    Canister:
    UN 232 B

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