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  • Short Summary

    British troops man tanks and artillery in snow covered landscape.

  • Description

    Unissued / unused material - dates and location unclear or unknown.

    Various shots of British tanks (possibly Churchills) being driven along snow covered road in convoy. Shots of planes leaving vapour trails high in the skies above.

    Shots of artillery battery (possibly 3.7 inch howitzer) in snow covered field. The guns are being fired. Soldiers stand round fire to keep warm. More shots of field guns in use. A crucifix has been erected near on of the guns. Shots of men getting food and drink from mobile NAAFI / EFI van / mobile canteen.

    Shots of soldiers in cold weather uniforms checking over abandoned enemy guns and tanks.

    British tank crew mount captured German Tiger tank - painted white for snow camouflage. They drive it around a bit.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1976.03
    Media URN:
    61924
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:04:11:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:09:59:00 / 01:14:10:00
    Canister:
    UN 1081 C

Comments (2)

  1. leccy24 says

    Churchill Crocodile Flame Thrower tank
    5.5\" Medium Guns
    Brief shot of Archer 17pdr SP AT gun
    German PaK 40 75mm AT gun
    Captured Panther tank \"Cuckoo\"

  2. reconron says

    This video includes the captured german Panther tank (ausführung G) in use with the Goldstream Guards.I am not 100% sure but this may be during Operation Blackcock in Januar 1945 (battle for the Roer Triangle between the Dutch towns of Sittard and Roermond and the German town of Heinsberg)

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