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U.S. soldiers in Europe

Film | Accession Number: 2005.245.1 | RG Number: RG-60.3244 | Film ID: 2411

The images are difficult to see due to severe decomposition and emulsion loss. Intermittent images. US Army soldier in helmet visible briefly along with images of European style homes (rustic, Chalet type style). Various glimpses of European architecture: pyres, steeples, towers, ornate columns, etc. Image of peasant wheeling (driving) horse-drawn cart. Civilians, locals walking along streets, mountains are visible in the BG. US Army men at camp, posing in front of their tents. Military plane flying overhead. VS, buildings, destruction and rubble. Shot of a small child with a woman. Local women posing with American soldiers for group shot. Sign in French for a barbershop. Barber pole is hanging outside shop next to sign. VS, soldiers at camp, soldiers walking through a town that has been destroyed by bombings, soldiers inspecting rubble at a demolished train station (no signs to identify location or name of train station).

Genre
Amateur
Duration
00:05:53
Locale
France
Unknown
Language
Mute
Genre/Form
Amateur.
Credit
US Holocaust Memorial Museum, gift of Joy Dunson Marshall
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Record last modified: 2018-04-26 13:41:50
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