STK-ID 9003

Dutch Campaign: shots of German prisoners of war coming out of Breskens. MS of heavy mobile battery hitched to truck, two-wheeled cart and army truck, a military motorcycle moves by. Shots of military vehicles in town, truck moving past battered houses. MLS of sniper Corporal Morgan from Pictou County, Nova Scotia, holding rifle with telescopic sight, looking for snipers. More shots of trucks, soldiers in town, Dutch civilians repairing roof of house in Bierliet, standing about chatting, walking about, children playing on sidewalk. LSs of ruined town. Shot of Army truck moving by sign proclaiming "Ijzendijke", Dutchman and a woman riding bicycles. Shot of Dutch woman in wooden shoes talking with Canadian soldier of the Nova Scotia Regiment. MS of directional road sign. More shots of truck driving along street. Sequence on men packing explosives around streetcar line pole, blasting pole, moving fallen poles with truck mounted derrick. Sequence on men sweeping for mines. CU of profile of mine sweeper.


Excerpt from
Dutch Campaign / Russian Front
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