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  • Short Summary

    7 houses are destroyed by military authorities for failing to report an ambush which killed 3 policemen. Ireland.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Reprisals by order. 7 houses destroyed by military authorities for failing to report ambush in which 3 policemen were killed. Midleton, Ireland.

    M/S of a shop with signs saying 'Michael Ahern' above the door. Horses and carts, and people walk about outside. M/S of another house with the roof partly off, another house has its roof and windows missing. M/S of ruins of the houses which are completely destroyed. Children and adults walk among the wreckage.

    M/S of the house with no windows again. L/S of a street with people walking along it. We see the Michael Ahern shop again. M/S of an armed policeman talking to a woman, others walk down the street. M/S of two men stood outside a gate which says 'Motors for Hire'. The camera pans across the wreckage of the houses, M/S of the wreckage.

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    HD at Filmfinity
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:13:47:00 / 01:16:05:00
    G 735

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