• Short Summary

    Allied troops enter Caen, France.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "THE FALL OF CAEN".

    Caen, France.

    Ground to air shots of formations of Allied bombers over France. Planes dropping marker bombs over Caen. Dawn shots of artillery laying barrage outside Caen. Priest guns go into action. Flail tank moving past not flailing through. Lots of Sherman tanks following up. Anglo-Canadian infantry moving through corn fields during the advance. Damage on outskirts of Caen. Tanks lead the way and the infantry enter Caen and some house to house fighting.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1374.26
    Media URN:
    45025
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    13/07/1944
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:32:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:47:21:00 / 01:50:53:00
    Canister:
    44/56

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