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WWII - 1944 Documentary: Left of the Line R3 of 3

Reel Number: 221513-05

Color: Black and White

Sound: SD

Year / Date: 1944,1940s

Country: Belgium,England,France,United Kingdom

Location: Amiens

TC Begins: 16:46:05

TC Ends: 16:55:05

Duration: 00:09:00

R3 of 3 Drawing map w/ chalk on tank, showing advances around Avranches and Falaise. Vast number of planes overhead. Aerial of smoke & explosions. Big guns fire seen from ground. German 10th Army bombed & shelled, equipment burning. Allied trucks past ruined equipment, corpses, long line of German POWs; POWs being processed & POWs in captivity. 16:48:46 Fighting around the Seine. British & Canadian troops move out. Engineers work on first bridge at dawn. Soldiers cross bridge & with boats in steady stream, under fire. Tanks firing, machine guns, wounded, prisoners, vehicles over pontoon bridge. Columns move forward after crossing river. Canadians enter Rouen & greeted as liberators, women throw flowers. Sign: Amiens. 16:52:04 Canadian & British soldiers look across beaches & graves & crosses. Burial service taking place w/ bag pipes played. Priest officiating. Canadian troops enter town in military parade. Victorious troops entering different cities in France & then Belgium. 16:53:31 Crowds greet Allies as they roll toward the Rhine for the Battle for Germany. Great liberators footage. WWII Battles; Military History; D-Day Landing; Invasion; Fighting; Bodies; Surrendering; Prisoners of War; WW2; 1940s; Note: VERY good coverage.

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