STK-ID 25236

Several shots of destroyed German vehicles, corpses, hundreds of prisoners of war. Several CUs, MSs of prisoners assembled in field, marching along road, young, old, officers, paratroops, SS's. Long sequence on US armour speeding along roads, liberating towns. Sequence on Free French Forces armour in action, advancing towards Paris on road. GROUND TO AIR SHOT of United States Air Force fighter planes. AIR TO AIR SHOT of bombers. Shots of Free French Forces advancing, liberating towns as they go. Shots of Arc de Triomphe in the distance, of people on sidewalks. Sequence on Paris police going on strike, battle of Paris beginning between retreating Germans and partisans. Shots of acclamation from dense crowd as French tanks arrive, of general Charles de Gaulle and party walking at head of crowd. Two shots of buzz bombs taking off. Ground and AERIAL SHOTs of British armour crossing into Brussels. Shots of GI's stepping into Germany on Theus front, moving about in various towns. Shots of German division that had surrender marching along behind camera. Sequence on Canadians discovering buzz bomb site. Shots of GI's moving leisurely along, being greeted by various towns. Sequence on US air base, Mustang airplabes on ground and flying low. Shots of British armour advancing.


Excerpt from
True Glory, The
National Film Board
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Available formats
Reel 35 mm
Shooting format
35mm dupe neg b&w
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