STK-ID 14719

June 5th, 1944: Hawker Typhoons taking off from an aerodrome in England. AIR TO AIR shots of squadron of Typhoons airborne over France, strafing hedges, bombs exploding. German troops running with machine gun, burning tanks, 25CWT guns firing on land, burning vehicles as allied troops have established a bridgehead. German prisoners of war being escorted. Allied tanks moving past wrecked vehicles of the German army. AERIAL SHOT over part of Cologne and ruins from allied raids. Shots of wrecked German vehicles, bodies of soldiers on roadside.


Excerpt from
Liberation of France
Cologne (Köln), England, France
National Film Board
Available formats
Digital Bétacam, Reel 16 mm, Digital Video Disk
Shooting format
35mm fine grain b&w, 16mm dupe neg b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
720 x 486