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  • Short Summary

    Men work to repair village of Moers in France, flooded by Germans as defence.

  • Description

    Unused / unissued material - dates and locations may be unclear / unknown.

    Moers near Dunkirk, France - 1946.

    Several shots of town of Moers, flooded by Germans as a defence, recaptured by the French together with surrounding countryside.

    Men digging a drainage ditch. Two small boys point out water marks on wall of building. Man tosses salvaged bricks to his workmate on the scaffold against the damaged building. Shovelling cement into load carrier.

    Shots of devastated village of Moers. Various shots of badly damaged Church, showing shell holes in steeple. Crucifix in the cemetery. Graves in the cemetery.

    M/S of windmill against a foreground of wheat blowing in the breeze. Closer shots of the windmill.

    Wheat reaping machine drawn by two horses, at work in the fields. Machine at work. Small boy stacking wheat. Various angle shots of the reaping machine at work.

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    Film ID:
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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
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    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:15:21:00 / 01:16:43:00
    UN 1518 E

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