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  • Short Summary

    Abandoned airfield wrecked by retreating Germans.

  • Description

    Unissued / unused material.

    Allied invasion of Germany.

    Various shots of wrecked German airfield, a wrecked plane with swastika tail fin is in foreground. Various shots abandoned planes covered in camouflage nets. An American soldier lifts up a net, revealing rocket, bomb or engine? L/S jeep being driven across airstrip, tarmac has been broken up - sabotaged by retreating Germans? Various shots wrecked remains of barracks and fuel tanker.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2022.07
    Media URN:
    62431
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:08:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:19:30:00 / 01:21:38:00
    Canister:
    UN 1185 G

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    A slate at 0:01 tells us that the footage was all shot by a cameraman named "Dougan", (likely to be Kenny Dougan).

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