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  • Short Summary

    British and German officers attend meeting at British HQ in unidentified town.

  • Description

    Unused / unissued material - dates and locations unclear or unknown - 1945?

    Various shots of British officers arriving at HQ, going inside and saluting sentry. German officers arrive. Camera pans to Union Jack flag above doorway. Allied army vehicles pass by in the street outside.

    British officer leaves building, followed by the German officers (one of them almost slips over on the first step). The Germans shake hands before being driven off. People watch from the opposite side of the street.

    Sentries outside the building present arms and salute as officers approach.

    Note: Researcher indicates that this could be filmed outside of the "Tax House" in Luebbecke, Germany. This served as an Army Headquarters for negotiating the surrender of the Wehrmacht between 3 May and July 1945.

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    Film ID:
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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:44:29:00 / 01:47:59:00
    UN 1153 C

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