STK-ID 27268

Allied army pushes to Rhine: shots of British tanks firing from entrenched position, of explosion between two buildings, of men running in street after explosion. A Churchill tank is shown amidst the ruins. A German sniper comes out of the ruins with his hands up. HAS of a long file of prisoners of war. Sequence of US soldiers fighting from house to house, US tanks in street. Low AERIAL SHOT of US airfield, snow on ground, P-38 Lightnings on field. Brief view of P-38 taxiing for take off. Cut to gun camera footage of tracers hitting truck convoy, explosion. Cut to fighter skidding in the snow after a crash-landing, hitting a parked Thunderbolt, knocking down a man.


Excerpt from
War News
National Film Board
Available formats
Digital Bétacam, Reel 35 mm, Digital Video Disk
Shooting format
35mm fine grain b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
720 x 486