• Short Summary

    Allied troops continue their advance through Germany.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "WEST FRONT WAR REPORT".

    Various, Western Front.

    Various shots of the American infantry and tanks fighting and shooting with snipers in foxholes in battle for Oberhofen. American infantry with captured Germans.

    Various shot of a thunderbolt aircraft parked on a snowbound aerodrome on the Western Front. Thunderbolt plane landing on icy runway, it skids on to crash into another Thunderbolt plane.

    Various shots of the British infantry, bren gun carriers and armoured cars passing through Cleve, Germany.

    Various shots of the long line of German prisoners of war marching along road. Close up shot of German POW's feet on the march.

    Panning shot of a Sherman tank without turret or gun passing through Cleve. Several shots of tanks passing through Cleve - one carries a soldier holding open umbrella.

    Various shots of the general scenes of street fighting in Cleve. Many German prisoners seen

    Several shots of the Filed Marshal Bernard Montgomery and General Crerar Commander-in-Chief of the 1st Canadian Army, chatting near Cleve.

    (M & T. Negs.)

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    1147.15
    Media URN:
    39817
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    19/02/1945
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:45:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:33:34:00 / 01:37:19:00
    Canister:
    45/15

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