• Short Summary

    French troops in the snow covered landscape of the 1940 front line.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "With The French In The Front Line".

    France.

    VS of contingent of French troops making their way across snow covered fields and along frozen snow covered lanes with horses loaded with supplies. Some of the soldiers have wrapped sacks around their feet to keep warm.

    VS of French troops in the front line eating food brought to them and heated up by the supply column in the snow covered courtyard of a farm. Good shots of troops eating and writing and posting letters home. Shot of soldier pan to his feet standing on ice trying to keep warm.

    VS of French observers in the forward snow covered trenches looking out across no-man's land.

    VS of white clad French infantry patrol making its way through snow covered woods and firing across towards German lines.

    VS of French troops firing machine guns and rifles.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1035.24
    Media URN:
    20598
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    12/02/1940
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:09:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:26:47:00 / 01:28:56:00
    Canister:
    40/13

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