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  • Short Summary

    Allied prisoners released by Germans.

  • Description

    To home and liberty. Germany

    Allied prisoners of war; just released by Germany after years of imprisonment; marching to the German border. Title frame To Home and Liberty etc. Shot of group of 6 - 7 men standing together; lighting cigarettes -- quality terrible here; nitrate decomposition. Among them are 2 wearing spiked German helmets - maybe they're friendly German ex-guards. a bedraggled mixed-up group of soldiers of various nations walking down road beside a forest; front diag. shot. Large numbers of men; they fill up whole road marching probably about 12 abreast most of the time; and stretch on down the road as far as can be seen. And they keep on coming; some waving hats in the air. CU same. Various Eastern European soldiers; Russians and others.

    Homecoming; victory; aftermath of war; Armistice. World War One; POW's.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1928.05
    Media URN:
    73486
    Group:
    Old negatives
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1914 - 1918
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:39:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:03:59:00 / 01:04:38:00
    Canister:
    ON 115 E

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