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  • Short Summary

    Army builds a bridge at Cheb region in Czechoslovakia.

  • Description

    Cheb, Czechoslovakia.

    Czech title reads 'Our Soldiers'.

    Snow and ice swept away the only bridge across the river Ohre at Cheb region in Czechoslovakia. A new bridge supplied by UNRRA (United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration) is erected.

    Various shots of the heavily bombed buildings, railway station, viaduct, etc. MS. Pan of the damaged old bridge spanning the river. Various shots of army engineers constructing a Baily Bridge. Civilians gathered to watch the bridge being built. Men are seen tightening up screws as girders are fitted together. Several shots of the completed bridge being drawn across the river.

    Note - date found in the old record - 21/04/1947.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2150.26
    Media URN:
    63860
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:47:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:48:21:00 / 01:50:08:00
    Canister:
    UN 1669 J

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