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  • Short Summary

    Various shots of Greek Army in action against rebels in Mount Olympus area, with captured guerillas and helping evacuate local children

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    Mount Olympus-Pierria, Greece

    LS Greek soldiers (possibly from the 2nd Army Corps) taking part in the spring offensive with mules on a country road in rough terrain. LS A company of soldiers cross a small river north of the village of Gonnoi (Dereli). (2 shots) LS Top view of troops dispersing.
    CU Rear view of soldiers firing mortars with smoke in valley below. LS Men carrying stretcher. MS Rear view of soldiers firing down into the valley. LS Top view of troops advancing. MS Armoured cars coming up in support. CU Ditto. MS Prisoners of war awaiting removal. Woman guerilla in some uniform in foreground. LS Rebel prisoners moving to truck which will take them to Larissa. CU Prisoners, some only boy soldiers, mounting into truck. MS Refugee women taking their children to the Army to avoid abduction in the village of Gonnoi. LS Refugees before army officers taking details. CU Army officers with children. CU Pan shot of forlorn women and children refugees standing in a line. LS Children being helped into trucks by Greek army and waving . CU Ditto. LS Women and children waving goodbye. CU Troops comforting mother. LS Truckloads of children driving away.

    Note: Date on the original record reads: 22/7/48. Date on original paperwork reads: 10/4/48. Cameraman was E. Siotis.

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    Film ID:
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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
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    hd format:
    HD at Filmfinity
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:16:18:00 / 01:17:34:00
    UN 1929 F

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