STK-ID 16923

Shots of Canadian Army moving from Italy showing tanks on train, troops on ships, landing in France, loading convoy. Sequence on Winston Churchill in Reichwald Forest with Major-general GG Simonds and Field Marshal Bernard Law Montgomery. Sequence on beginning of offensive across Rhine showing massed tanks firing, smoke generators at work, troops swarming over dyke, "Buffaloes" crossing river. LSs of planes and gliders. Shots of parachutes hanging from trees, paratroopers moving by, gliders landing. Shots of dead Germans, of first aid being administered to casualty. MS of German prisoners.


Excerpt from
Nineteen Forty Five in Review
Germany (Deutschland), Italy, France
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 16 mm, Digital Bétacam, Digital Video Disk, HDCAM SR
Shooting format
16mm dupe neg b&w, 35mm fine grain b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
720 x 486, 1920 x 1080