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  • Short Summary

    French tanks driving through rubble.

  • Description

    World War One. Location of events unknown.

    Brief shot blind man walking in a crocodile, one man's hands on next man's shoulders (poison gas victims).

    Various shots of French tanks and soldiers advancing through town that has been reduced to rubble by fierce fighting.

    Note: item transferred does not match WPA record which reads as follows:

    Tank demonstration or test. Shot of 5 or so British Army tanks on top of hill; seen from side; tanks drive down hill; w/ smaller tractor or mini-tank in FG. Then shot of tank driving up over hill. CU tank approaching - looks like it will run over camera. technology; vehicles. (Pos. ON 403 )

    Item similar to this description has been transferred as ON 236 H.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Old negatives
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1914 - 1918
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    02:00:19:00 / 02:00:59:00
    ON 236 O

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  1. Tankmanc says

    Tanks shown are French Saint-Chamond, built 1917/18.

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