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US soldiers resting at campsite

Film | Accession Number: unknown | RG Number: RG-60.2678 | Film ID: 957
Image

Underexposed sequence of men with mess kits, standing around waiting. Cleaning mess kits, various CUs. Campsite activity continues. Lieutenant passing out lifesavers, cigarettes, opening mail, etc. Men digging hole or trench, clowning around. Jeep has sign that reads: "Messenger - do not delay." Hands something to people in tent and drives off. Various shots of camp. Moffat and others cooking on fire and eating. Shot from INT of truck and reverse angle of men loading in. VS of men walking around and eating from mess kits. VS of muddy ground. Dark haired GI with round, steel-rimmed glasses. VS, some establishing shots, of tent area. Sign on tail of jeep reads: "SPECOU 3." Shot of supplies under canvas. Soldiers cleaning/bathing at camp. VS of bare-chested soldiers walking around camp. An officer is passing out cigars until the box is empty. CU of empty cigar box and soldier smoking a cigar.

Genre
Unedited
Duration
00:06:50
Event Date
1944
Locale
France
Language
Mute
Genre/Form
Unedited.
Credit
Accessed at US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Library of Congress
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