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    French Guns: After the great battle of Carency.

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    FRANCE: Carency:

    Roof beams fallen in PAN to shelled house, shattered walls, etc / Dead bushes and rubble behind barbed wire in F.G, PAN, to sand-bags along top of hill. Torn trees, etc / Sandbags, shelled house (roof beams left only) in B.G., cannon carriage and rubble in F.G ACROSS along sandbags - more shelled houses in B.G. and telephone poles, PAN to more rubble on ground and wall of shelled house, still standing in B.G., collapsed roof structure in F.G / A few shelled houses in B.G., line of sandbags in F.G., two or three figures moving across field far away, PAN along sandbags to more shelled houses in B.G./ Sandbags in F.G. and figure moving in fields in B.G / Sandbags piled up in F.G. and shelled houses in B.G / Stakes underneath sandbags, PAN to stone-fortified entrance to trenches ACROSS TO hole in rock (possibly with cannon-cleaning instruments standing inside) and small windows in bottom of trench / Station with sign "CARENCY" (building badly shelled, no roof, beams only) PAN to railway line (steel railway across it) and more shelled houses in B.G., people walking both ways along railway line, damage rails in F.G. (one rail torn upwards with bucket covering end) PAN to shelled houses (one with sign "...NNET de la CARE SERVICE du TRAMWAY: i.e. " ? ? of the Trams Station"- house itself very badly damaged, holes in walls, etc.) - two soldiers in French uniforms going past in F.G., another soldier in front of house, then walking towards entrance and bending to pick up some debris
    Background: French Guns: After the great battle of Carency.

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    Reuters - Gaumont Graphic Newsreel
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