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Fall of Metz: fighting; German prisoners; military officers

Film | Accession Number: 2002.541.1 | RG Number: RG-60.3566 | Film ID: 2519

LS, across field to view of Metz under artillery fire; see rising smoke columns. MS, GIs riding down streets of Metz in jeeps. MS, from ground to 3-story window of building to GIs, and civilians. CU, GI with flower standing with other GIs and French woman. MS, large group of German prisoners. MS, German prisoners exiting building and marched away. LS, line of German prisoners. LS, tank destroyer crew in action. MS, loading tank. CU, phone picked up by GI. MS, group officer greeted by Gen. Ward. MS officers inspecting Mobile Air Support unit. Group of officers talking. Cemetery. LS, across field. GIs talking to old French man with beard. Pan, destruction/rubble of church. Man with boy. GIs on tank. LS, across field; smoke columns. Jeep drives on street in Metz, civiliains waving at GIs. VAR shots of GIs and civilians.

Genre
Documentary
Duration
00:08:51
Event Date
1944
Locale
France
Metz, France
Language
Silent
Genre/Form
Documentary.
Credit
Accessed at US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of National Archives & Records Administration
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Record last modified: 2018-08-08 16:29:26
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