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Liberation of Belgium

Film | Accession Number: 2009.357.1 | RG Number: RG-60.4903 | Film ID: 2889

Footage shot by Belgian cameramen. British troops are welcomed by crowds in the streets of Antwerp. A group of people wave to the cameraman from a balcony hung with a Belgian flag. HAS of people running down the street. A fire burns in a building that had been used by the Germans. Firemen attempt to put out the fire. More shots of happy Belgian citizens greeting British troops. Angry people surround collaborators. People on bicycles watch as German soldiers are marched down the street. Firemen spray water into a burning building. A woman pats a dog on a British tank. German soldiers march down the street. People throw furniture out of the house of an accused collaborator. Civilians stand in the street with rifles and pistols. British tanks strewn with flowers roll down the street.

Genre
Unedited
Duration
00:03:53
Event Date
1944 September 04
Locale
Antwerp, Belgium
Language
Mute
Genre/Form
Unedited.
Credit
Accessed at US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Imperial War Museums
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