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  • Short Summary

    Footage of exchange of American and German soldiers at St Nazaire.

  • Description

    Unused / unissued material - dates and locations unclear or unknown.

    Prisoners of exchange at Nazaire.

    M/Ss of group of soldiers smiling. Some soldier are helped into t back of van by Red Cross men. M/S of small flag on arch of car wheel with German eagle and swastika symbol on it. Various shots of soldiers matching along country roads (appear to be American) M/Ss of German soldiers talking. Shots of Prisoners of war standing in line (German ?). M/Ss of a handful of German soldier meeting American soldiers on road. L/S of Red Cross van being driven along road. It stops and back doors are opened. A wounded soldier is carried out on a stretcher. Shots of soldiers marching. Various shots of soldier (American?) shaking hands with colleagues and laughing. Good shots of senior looking German officers talking to exchanged former prisoners of war. American soldiers can be seen nearby.

    Cataloguer's note: This item is quite confusing. A hand over of soldiers obviously takes place between Americans and Germans.

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    Film ID:
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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:20:20:00 / 01:25:34:00
    UN 979 C

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