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War destruction in the Netherlands

Film | RG Number: RG-60.3207 | Film ID: 968
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EXT, Grand Hotel. Red flag with white cross on it, jeep Toluca and khaki sedan stopped on roadside by ESSO gas station. Toluca with weapons carrier behind drives through a bombed out part of town. Shot of harbor from street, trolley wires overhead. VS of harbor, street corner with building that had been destroyed by bombs. VS of the city, street full of rubble, more bombed out buildings, spire of church in BG. Civilians and two German soldiers walking down street. Pan of part of town that is nearly leveled. Shot of jeep driving past store with sign that reads: "F. Woolworth Company." Army sedan driving down street with rubble along either side. Sedan driving under large metal tunnel bridge and then on to open two-lane highway. CU, Stevens driving sedan on highway. VS of jeeps in FG and bombed out buildings on hill with church spire in BG. Bridge over wide river. Stone signs on street read: "Numegen 15" and "Arnhem." Shot of bombed out metal bridge, half of bridge has fallen in the river. Sidewalk cafe, men seated, drinking beer. Ivan Moffat facing camera in BG. Stevens in FG. Blond haired man in glasses who appears often in the Stevens footage is at Stevens's right.

Genre
Unedited
Duration
00:08:31
Event Date
1945
Locale
Netherlands
Language
Silent
Genre/Form
Unedited.
Credit
Accessed at US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Library of Congress
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Record last modified: 2018-08-08 16:29:22
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