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War Pictorial News No. 187 (1945)

National Archives and Records Administration - ARC 39207, LI 208-WP-187 - WAR PICTORIAL NEWS, NO. 187 [DEC. 3] - DVD Copied by Justin Grimes. Series: Motion Picture Films from "War Pictorial News" Newsreels, compiled 1943 - 1945. Part 1, Brit. troops descend ships ladders into barges; the barges land in the Scheldt Islands; troops run ashore and through a small town. Germans surrender. Wounded are treated and loaded onto trucks. Field guns are fired. Tanks advance. Houses are searched; Nazis emerge and surrender. A Dutch woman is removed from a burning house. Part 2, Russ. Gen. Rokossovoski observes Russ. tanks and infantry advance toward Lublin, Poland. Russ. bombers hit Ger. strong points. Infantry crosses the Bug River in boats; amphibious tanks reach the opposite shore. Truck-drawn artillery and tanks are cheered as they enter Helm; civilians embrace the Russians. Polish patriots are released from jail.
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