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West Front War Report

Series

Series Name
Pathe Gazette

Issue

Issue No.
45/33
Date Released
23 Apr 1945
Stories in this Issue:
  1. 18th Army Offensive
  2. 2Captives Courageous
  3. 3West Front War Report

Story

Story No. within this Issue
3 / 3
Summary
Various studies of German POWs in a camp at Worms. General Eisenhower inspects a concentration camp where atrocities were committed and after this visit appealed to British MPs to see the evidence and make a first-hand report to the world. Near Osnabruck, Montgomery and General Bradley check over a map at a field conference. Dempsey and Simpson are also there. At Arnhem British troops are back to stay. Men of General Crerar’s 1st Canadian Army were among the first to cross the River Eesel. This time British units go in under a cloak of artificial fog encountering heavy enemy resistance here and there. General Crecar with his assistant Colonel Weir consults a map, as the assault troops go forward. An unknown British soldier’s grave erected by the Germans during the first Arnhem battle. Troops advance through battered Arnhem and mopping-up of the last remnants of the Germans left in the town takes place. Good shots of burning houses and shops in Arnhem.
Keywords
Prisoners of war; Military
Locations
Germany; Netherlands; Arnhem; Osnabruck; Worms
Length of story (in feet)
430
Story extras:
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Film Archive

Name
British Pathe Ltd
Email
info@britishpathe.com
Web
http://www.britishpathe.com
Phone
0207 665 8340
Address
The Media Centre
3 - 8 Carburton Street
London
W1W 5AJ
Notes
Pathe now also handles the Reuters Historical Collection, which includes the British Paramount, Empire British, Gaumont Graphic and Gaumont British newsreels.
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