• Short Summary

    Injured soldiers captured and stationed at Stalag POW camp return to England.

  • Description

    Gaumont British Ident

    SLATE INFORMATION: Prisoners of War! Back to Blighty

    EUROPE: Various:
    EXT

    ATLANTIS.....HOSPITAL SHIP. Red Cross on side men hanging out of portholes


    COUNTRY SCENES Fields & country hedges taken from train as repatriated prisoners pass thru. on way home. Faces at Windows


    DARLING, Wm. Y. Edinburgh Provost Makes speech to greet repatriated war prisoners at Leith


    DROTTNINGHOLM Brings repatriated prisoners home to Leith


    "EMPRESS OF RUSSIA" Brings home repatriated prisoners home to Leith..Interviews with men on-board.


    FLAGS. RED CROSS FLAG (Short shot)


    FOOD Red. X. Distributes Buns, beer, tea, chocolate etc to repatriated war prisoners on train


    GENEVA Gen shots of Lights (night)


    GERMAN MILITARY Repatriated P.O.Ws.exchanged atvGothenburg Sweden


    British & German Red.X. ships come into dock for exchange of P.O.Ws. Crown princess Louise visits troops


    HOSPITAL SHIP. ATLANTIS, DROTNINGHOLM & EMPRESS OF RUSSIA bring repatriated P.O. Wm. home to England from Germany


    LEITH Repatriated P.O. Ws. arr. on hospital ships--Empress of Russia & Drotningholm..Interviews with men on board ship..Greeting by Adjutant General (Sir R. Adam) & Edinburghs Lord Provist (Sir Will. Y. Darling). Prisoners disembark etc etc


    LIVERPOOL Hospital ship Atlantis arrives at Liverpool with repatriated war prisoners .. Greeting by Adjutant General .. troops disenbark .. Blind prisoners etc


    MILITARY BRITISH Repatriated P.O.Ws, arrive home from Germany..Disembarking & entraining..Wounded, blind etc


    PRISONERS OF WAR REPATRIATED P.O.Ws. COME HOME FROM GERMANY. Hospital ships arr. Liverpool & Leith.men looking out of port-holes & all over deck..greetings by adjutant General & Lord Provost of Edinburgh..disembark-cripples have artificial limbs attendet to..Blind led along by guides..Singing Roll out the Barrel. Exchange scenes at Gothenburg Sweden


    RAILWAYS. Ger. Red-X, train in Switzerland..British repatriated P.O.Ws leave disembarkation ports in England on trains for homes Red-X, Workers supply..food, drinks & cigarettes etc,, scenes of English fields & countryside taken as men look thru train windows.


    RED CROSS. Help Brit.P.O.Ws. from Ger.home to Britain


    RED CROSS SWISS. At work in Geneva..Headquarters building etc


    SWEDEN Exch. of Brit. & Ger. P.O. Ws. at Gothenburg


    SWEDEN, Crown Prince & Princess Exchange of British & German P.O.W's at Gothenburg.. Troops visited by Crown Princess Louise


    Military - Active

    Stalag, Stammlagger, prisoner of war camp, POW, P.O.W., POW's, P.O.W.'s, Red Cross Geneva Headquarters, Davenport, Sweden, neutral soil, Princess Louise of Sweden, ships, singing, song, General Adams, Scottsman, Cockney, war correspondent, Atlantis ship of freedom, Liverpool, welcome home, greeting, blind prisoners, injured, injuries, prisoner, train, waving, waves, British flags, kisses, kiss, kissing, cheers
    Background: Injured soldiers captured and stationed at Stalag POW camp return to England.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVABYN6PXTQ6QRZ1KIXCUGGHWNUG
    Media URN:
    VLVABYN6PXTQ6QRZ1KIXCUGGHWNUG
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont British Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/11/1943
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:09:59:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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