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    Greek troops meet King Paul of Greece and do battle in the hills near Gravia against Eamoslav guerillas

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    Gravia, Greece

    LS and CU King Paul I of Greece in the village of Gravia, inspecting Greek troops during the offensive against Eamoslav "bandits" in the mountains of Central Greece during the Civil War. He walks towards the camera, accompanied by Marshal Papagos and General Pendzopoulos. LS and CU King Paul shakes hands with officers of the Greek Army. LS Artillery battery in mountainous terrain near Mount Parnassus. CU. Back view of guns. CU. Guns firing. MS Shells exploding on hillside. MS Men advancing, with stretcher bearers, mortar shells exploding ahead. LS and MS Machine gun nest. LS Troops advancing up hill side under cover of smoke screen. LS Troops advancing. LS Troops advancing under smoke. CU Two officers pointing out the advance. MS Troops advancing. LS and MS. Prisoners (appear to be guerilla soldiers) being marched back. MS Prisoners of war being marched back. (2 shots).

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    Film ID:
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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:35:36:00 / 01:37:18:00
    UN 1934 E

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