Liberation of Valenciennes: Murky WS of the ruined city. MS of Canadian soldiers crossing a canal on makeshift bridge. PAN of shell-damaged buildings and corpses in the streets. MCU of graffiti on a wall reading "Gott strafe England" (God Punish England). MWSs of Canadian horse artillery advancing and infantry marching by. Various shots of Canadian soldiers fooling around in the streets of Valenciennes wearing top hats, German helmets and carrying various souvenirs; three soldiers are shown clowning around with a tireless, engineless 1910 model car. MS of two French soldiers unloading a truck under supervision of a Canadian officer, townspeople standing around (it is the first shipment of supplies from the Allies since the beginning of the war). MCU PAN of French women giggling, one kissed on both cheeks by a soldier. HAS of crowd rushing in the street, MS of President Poincarré and officials giving speech on a dais. Various shots of officials including MCU of Poincarré thanking Sir Henry Horne, Commander of the First Liberating Army. WS of crowd smiling at camera, some waving the Union Jack.