STK-ID 33896

Battle of France: gun camera footage of various targets strafing. Various brief shots of British soldiers in woods, tanks firing, infantry advancing. Several shots of ruins in falaise. Shots of British vehicle moving through ruined streets. Shots of refugees in wrecked town, woman with baby in her arms. Shots of destruction, gutted church. Shots of Field Marshal Bernard Law Montgomery on visit. AERIAL SHOT of bombs dropping from camera plane, exploding. Brief MCS of Lancaster in flight. Shots of British troops advancing in vehicles and on foot. Several shots of US and free French soldiers on beach, tanks and equipment being landed from Landing Craft Infantry, vehicles moving through towns, being acclaimed by civilians. Shots of General Leclerc (with moustache).


Excerpt from
War News
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 16 mm, Digital Video Disk, Digital Bétacam
Shooting format
16mm fine grain b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
720 x 486