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WWII - 1944, 1st US Army Battle To Capture Aachen, Oct44

Reel Number: 250024-19

Color: Black and White

Sound: SIL

Year / Date: 1944

Country: Germany

Location: Aachen

TC Begins: 23:22:41

TC Ends: 23:28:26

Duration: 00:05:45

WWII - 1944, 1st US Army Battle To Capture Aachen, Oct44 Aerial over forest, farmland w/ roads & maybe trenches. 23:22:56 Ground thru barbed wire to smoke rising beyond forest. Tank past dragon teeth of Siegfried Line. Soldiers running thru, diving for cover. LS along dragon’s teeth. 23;23:23 GIs outside large concrete entrance to underground complex; soldier operating bulldozer pushing dirt into entrance. CUs & MSs. CU boxes of TNT & placing into entrance. Large explosions. 23:24:26 Inspecting destroyed concrete. 23:24:37 Similar view to 23:22:56. 23:24:41 Firing large camouflaged artillery in open field; firing tanks camouflaged; etc. 23:25:21 Aerial over city w/ smoking areas. 23:25:39 MS tanks past in city street, past destroyed large buildings. Artillery moved by hand along street. Infantry following tanks. Tanks firing in street. CU man on walkie talkie. Soldiers across roof / rifles & machine guns & down. Running thru streets along wall of building. 23:27:08 Men firing, throwing grenades into buildings. CU officer looking thru binoculars. CU behind GIs firing machine guns. Various views of tanks moving forward around corners. 23;28:18 GI leading refugees along sidewalk WW2; Street Fighting; Battles; Defenses; NOTE: Sold at per reel rate.

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