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    Lieutenant General Guy Simonds, who commanded a Canadian corps during the second world war, is interviewed in Toronto on the military conduct of the last phase of the war....

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    TRANSCRIPT:



    "....gave the Germans time to recover."




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    Background: Lieutenant General Guy Simonds, who commanded a Canadian corps during the second world war, is interviewed in Toronto on the military conduct of the last phase of the war....
    HE AGREES WITH GERMAN GENERAL BLUMENTRITT AND FIELD MARSHAL MONTOOBERY THAT HAD THE ALLIES FOLLOWED UP THEIR INITIAL BREAK THROUGH WITH A DIRECT TRUST AT THE RUHR THE WAR WOULD HAVE ENDED SOONER BUT AS IT WAS THE GERMANS WERE GIVEN TIME TO RECOVER.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA78RA12ILJPO3MS7RA7KP0S1XP
    Media URN:
    VLVA78RA12ILJPO3MS7RA7KP0S1XP
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    15/10/1958
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:02:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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