• Short Summary

    A war report from the Western Front as allies bomb Cologne and Roermond.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Western Front war report.

    Holland and Germany.

    Various aerial shots of bombed buildings in Aachen. L/S of smoke over Cologne, aerial shots as they bomb it. M/S German prisoners of war pushing comrade in cart. Various shots of column of prisoners of war followed by line of ambulances. M/S British infantry advancing past burning buildings. M/S passing Churchill tank. Various shots of Alligators crossing Scheldt. Various shots of Weasel tank crossing water, ditches and rough country. M/S reconnaissance car coming out of IVT 4. Aerial shot of Roermond. M/S Marauder bombers. Aerial shot of bombs bursting on Roermond. L/S infantry crossing canal in assault boats at Tilburg. M/S broken bridge across canal. Panning shot of British infantry walking past fire. Various shots as Dutch civilians greeting British infantry.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1368.05
    Media URN:
    44803
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    06/11/1944
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:04:12:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:11:01:00 / 01:15:13:00
    Canister:
    44/89

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