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  • Short Summary

    German officers sign documents of surrender with General Montgomery.

  • Description

    Unissued / Unused material.

    Surrender by Germans. Location of events unclear / unknown.

    Various shots German officer surrendering to British counterparts. Various shots as they chat. M/S as military police drive through. Out of focus M/S as General Bernard Montgomery sits at a desk with German Generals and officers with documents of surrender. He reads them out then signs them followed by the officers. M/S German officer sat at desk.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1998.02
    Media URN:
    62233
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:03:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:02:56:00 / 01:05:59:00
    Canister:
    UN 1163 B

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    This clip needs redating, for this footage was shot not in 1944 but on the 4th May 1945 at Luneburg Heath, near Hamburg, Germany.

    The man seen at 0:16 is Generaladmiral Hans-Georg von Friedeburg.

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