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U.S. soldiers inspect debris in small town

Film | Accession Number: 2005.245.1 | RG Number: RG-60.3245 | Film ID: 2411

Panoramic shots of countryside, steeple, trees are bare, most likely shot in winter. Peasant walking in fields, cow sitting in the grass. High angle views, agricultural town. MS, US soldiers inspecting building debris, many brick buildings, sign for "Huile" (Oil) in French. VS, unidentified town, civilians moving about, soldier or police officer (dark colored uniform, wearing high boots, unable to identify uniform). CU, memorial/monument to soldiers of WWI, inscription in French. VS, American soldiers exiting building, smiling for camera, descending steps. US flag is flying on a flagpole on the grounds of the complex of buildings. Panning shot of these buildings.

Genre
Amateur
Duration
00:04:27
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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