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  • Short Summary

    US soldiers prepare airstrip and inspect crashed ME 109; Generals have lunch and confer.

  • Description

    Unused / unissued material - date and locations unclear or unknown.

    Various shots show US sappers preparing an air strip with construction vehicles. They knock down trees with bulldozers and dig with shovels and pneumatic drills.

    L/S of DC3 plane on airstrip with medics trucks beside it and barrage balloon in background.

    Group of US troops display nazi swastika flag.

    Soldiers inspect a downed ME 109 plane and crashed Thunderbolt.

    DC3 plane takes off.

    US Generals confer outside a tent. Servicemen are briefed. General eats his dinner standing with a group of soldiers.

    Generals eat their lunch on the bonnet of a jeep. L/S of medical trucks lined up on airstrip beside DC3. Generals confer and sit in jeeps, chatting. B 17 plane is seen in background.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:46:58:00 / 01:52:41:00
    UN 849 C

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