STK-ID 137

Canadians attack Walcheren Island: AERIAL SHOT of flooded areas on Walcheren Island. Sequence on Canadians manning long range guns - Island of Walcheren in the background. Sequence on crossing of estuary, soldiers in landing barge, amphibious trucks, on the shores, waiting for transportation. LSs of explosions. AERIAL SHOT of the City of Vlissingen (Flushing). Shots of soldiers advancing past wreckage of buildings and burning houses, running for cover. MSs of Canadian soldiers firing field guns near Westkapelle - windmills on the horizon. Three shots of German prisoners of war passing by groups of Canadian soldiers - privates, an officer, a medic helping to carry a wounded prisoner on a stretcher. Various shots of escort ships at sea, tank landing craft, rocket ships firing volleys. MCSs of Canadian soldiers wearing tuques standing on decks of landing crafts. LS of plane diving on target, explosions.


Excerpt from
Actualités olympiques no 210
Westkapelle, Walcheren Island, Flushing
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 35 mm, Digital Video Disk, Digital Bétacam
Shooting format
35mm fine grain b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
720 x 486