• Short Summary

    Dutch civilians lay land mines in fields + waste paper is recycled and used for packaging.

  • Description

    Unused / unissued material - dates and locations unclear or unknown.

    Title reads "MIJNEN" - mines.

    This is a Dutch newsreel with a Dutch voiceover.

    Holland (Netherlands).

    A sign, rather long - probably mine information. Villagers, all men, are seen digging holes in land on a field and placing land mines into them. They cover the mine with soil, place some sort of a lid over it and camouflage it with layer of grass.


    Another story, marked in paperwork as UN 215 C WASTE PAPER FOR CARDBOARD is found just after this item. Time codes for this item are 01:09:28 - 01:10:40


    Dock scenes, bales of old paper being downloaded from barges at a Thames side wharf. Huge bales of old paper are seen on dock. Several shots of the waste paper going into pulping progresser. Paper is to be recycled into cardboard and used as packiging for war equipment. Several shots of waste paper being transformed into cardboard sheets. Cut to several shots of men packing rifles and other equipment into cardboard boxes.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:08:23:00 / 01:10:40:00
    UN 215 G

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