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  • Short Summary

    French army retakes Alsace-Lorraine, they are welcomed by children with flowers.

  • Description

    World War One. French army retakes Alsace-Lorraine, France, taken by Germany at the end of the Franco-Prussian war.

    French troops march into a village in Alsace. Group of French officers walk down street talking, a priest and another man follow them. French Army marching through street. Officers meeting and kissing children who give them flowers. Atmosphere of liberation.

    Modified WPA record.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1662.27
    Media URN:
    70956
    Group:
    Old negatives
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1914 - 1918
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:51:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:24:49:00 / 01:25:40:00
    Canister:
    ON 004 K (aka G 351)

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