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  • Short Summary

    International troops retreating from Saar, Germany.

  • Description

    Saar, Germany.

    Various shots of British troops presenting arms and starting to march, mine works in background - They are in Saar, Germany. Various shots of the troops marching with people looking on. A band is seen playing. Several soldiers carrying a Christmas tree.

    An unidentified shot of Queen Wilhelmina of Holland with family (Princess Juliana, future Queen seen behind her) walking through crowd giving them Fascist style salute. Queen Wilhelmina salutes back with a smile.

    Various shots of the British troops marching through the streets. They are retreating from Saar. Various shots of the British troops marching through a town, Fascist flags with Swastikas waving from buildings. Several shots of the German officers taking over from British officers. Troops are ready to leave. They board train.

    Various shots of the Italian troops marching through a town. High ranking Italian officers watching the parade and saluting. It is possible that Italian troops are also retreating from Saar.

    Several unidentified top shots of the Queen Wilhelmina and family moving through large crowd, they give them Fascist salute.

    Various shots of the British troops boarding a troopship. Various shots of the troops onboard the ship.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:03:27:00 / 01:14:50:00
    UN 795 B

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