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  • Short Summary

    German tunnel inspected by British and USA Officers.

  • Description

    The Hindenburg line - Sir Douglas Haig and Colonel Roberts Bacon, USA inspect one of the numerous tunnels. Saint Quentin, France.

    After fall of the Hindenburg Line; General Sir Douglas Haig and inspect German tunnel; after the Germans retreat. Shot of French; Pershing & 2 other British officers -- walking round corner into frame. The 4 men standing on a very narrow bridge just a plank; with a rail - stretched across a ravine; they are all looking up and to right. The men emerging from a large tunnel opening; walking toward camera; exploring the area the Germans left behind.

    Cataloguer's note: Pathe's American cataloguer suggest that the two senior military officials could actually be General John Pershing and General John Pershing.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1928.13
    Media URN:
    73494
    Group:
    Old negatives
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1914 - 1918
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:48:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:20:11:00 / 01:20:59:00
    Canister:
    ON 146 B

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