STK-ID 27013

Advancing into Germany: shots of Canadian troops, equipment moving through wrecked Xanten. Sequence on American troops crossing Remagen Bridge, of German prisoners of war being herded across in opposite direction. Shots of American rolling stock advancing (07/03/1945). Various shots of ruins in Bonn, bridge destroyed, houses pulverized or badly damaged. Some shots of US soldiers moving through. Sequence on street fighting in Godesberg, US soldier firing from window, running through streets, white flags flying from windows, sullen civilians carrying casualty, reading allied communique posted on wall.


Excerpt from
War News
Xanten, Remagen, Godesberg (Bad Godesberg), Bonn
National Film Board
Available formats
Digital Bétacam, Reel 35 mm, Digital Video Disk
Shooting format
35mm fine grain b&w, 16mm fine grain b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
720 x 486