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  • Short Summary

    British and American troops liberating the French town of Villedieu.

  • Description

    Unused / unissued material. - Location and dates unknown / unclear.

    2nd August 1944 - Villedieu, France.

    British and American troops taking town. Tanks roll past town War Memorial.

    A French woman hands flowers to a passing American soldier. US troops walking along road into town. Civilians watch troops arriving some greet them with drinks or flowers. English and American soldiers go into the Town Hall.

    Various shots in town and surrounding country as troops move in are are met by local people.

    French civilians, some carrying belongings, walking along road carrying provisions.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1897.03
    Media URN:
    61139
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:04:32:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:05:28:00 / 01:10:00:00
    Canister:
    UN 908/2 C

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