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  • Short Summary

    New Zealand soldiers chop down trees.

  • Description

    The irony of fate - New Zealanders felling German timber used as barricades against Germans themselves.

    New Zealand soldiers chop down trees in Germany; to be used for barricades in the occupied country. CU man chopping a narrow tree; swinging the axe in regular movement. GV panning rt. & left part of forest; with several soldiers; tree falls down to right. Then another to left. Other men at work; carrying or chopping logs.

    World War One; occupation; labour; lumber; timber; logging Industry.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1906.44
    Media URN:
    72933
    Group:
    Old negatives
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1914 - 1919
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:39:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:59:54:00 / 02:00:33:00
    Canister:
    ON 123 I

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