STK-ID 25250

Sequence on US Army in Ardennes forest, soldiers relaxing, being hit in German counter attack, and retreating. Several shots of explosions nearby, jeep being hit, on fire as it rolls past the camera, buildings burning, vehicles. Shots of German tanks advancing in the snow, German Infantry racing past. Sequence on battle of the bulge, US Soldiers fighting through streets of city, Liege, explosions, medics rescuing and treating casualties, bodies lying in snow, wounded. Sequence on fight for Bastogne, US Soldiers street fighting, firing MCS, tank guns, mortars bazooka, cut to German tank burning. Sequence on British troops advancing leisurely across snow covered terrain, moving through towns. MSs of civilians, Germany, watching. Cut back to US Soldiers in snowy Ardennes forest. AIR TO AIR SHOT, MLSs and LSs of British Typhoons, coming to the rescue, some CUs of pilots in cockpits. Sequence on US Artillery picking up tempo, firing volleys of rockers. One shot of giant explosion. American soldiers advancing through forest, US armour. Cut to MCSs of Sir Winston Churchill, Franklin Delano Roosevelt and Joseph Stalin taken separately and in groups with their staffs at Yalta. Series of shots showing Bernard Law Montgomery (Monty) and General Dwight D Eisenhower conferring in, US weapons being fired, rocket volleys being fired, POW's surrendering to allies, British and US Infantry advancing, firing.


Excerpt from
True Glory, The
National Film Board
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Available formats
Video HI 8, Reel 16 mm
Shooting format
16mm fine grain b&w
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