• Short Summary

    The towns of Hurtgen and Linnich are devastated by the war. Germany.

  • Description

    Item title reads - War devastates Reich towns.

    Germany.

    L/S devastated German town of Hurtgen. M/S of American soldier suffering from trench foot limping past the camera. Various shots of the soldiers eating a long awaited meal. M/S American jeep racing through Linnich to escape shells, the roads are littered with dead German soldiers. L/S as tank backs into building. Troops run for cover in the streets. M/S as church steeple collapses after being hit.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1370.16
    Media URN:
    44875
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    14/12/1944
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:01:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:25:55:00 / 01:26:56:00
    Canister:
    44/100

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