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  • Short Summary

    Tank and machine gun crews in action in Europe.

  • Description

    Unused / unissued material. - Location and dates unknown / unclear.

    VS of British tank crews warming themselves around open fires near their vehicles.

    Shot of two allied soldiers holding up chickens.

    Sign painted on house 'Wir Kapitulieren nie!"

    Shots of damaged canal barges. Most of the water appears to have drained from the canal.

    British troops in town. British troops on the move in Bren gun carriers. Shots of then firing Vickers machine guns. Shots of row of Sherman tanks all firing guns. Shell cases are piled in front. More shells are passed up.

    MS of tank in town.

    MS of field gun. VS of machine gun firing from dug out. VS of sappers digging trench / gun position.

    British infantrymen walk through damaged town. MS of Sherman tank with British crew. MS of British soldier holding captured sub machine gun.

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    Film ID:
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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
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    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:46:04:00 / 01:52:31:00
    UN 940 F

Comments (2)

  1. jamied says

    Although currently dated as 1940, this footage actually originates from 1945.

    "Wir Kapitulieren nie" referred to translates as "We will never surrender".

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  2. leccy24 says

    Post June 1944 at least

    LVT IV (Landing Vehicle Tracked) "Buffalo"
    Universal Carrier
    M5 Halftrack
    Universal Carriers with Vickers MMG
    M4 "Sherman" tanks
    17 pounder, Self-Propelled ATG, Achilles
    25 pdr Gun/Howitzer
    Vickers MG ground mounted
    M29 "Weasel"
    StG 44 (brief shot)

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