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  The French Offensive in the Somme - July 1916
 

L’Offensive française sur la Somme. Juillet 1916 (2/3)
1916 - Black and white - Silent
Runtime: 28 min 59
Country: France

Director: Unknown
Production Company
: SCA - Section Cinématographique des Armées

Description: The July 20, 1916 offensive in the Somme: troop movements, artillery preparations, the assault and capture of prisoners. English artillery in camp and in action. Visit from General Joffre and President Poincaré. Destroyed villages and devastated terrain. French and Scottish troops meet up. The release of an observation balloon.

Keywords: World War, 1914-1918 – France; World War, 1914-1918 – Great Britain; World War, 1914-1918 – Battlefields – France; Artillery; Prisoners of war; Buildings – War damage; Soldiers

Reference ECPAD : 14.18 B 117


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