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  French Wartime Newsreel no. 5

Les Annales de la guerre n°5
1918 - Black and white - Silent
Runtime: 15 min 09
Country: France

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

Camera operators: Joseph Faivre ; Morrin

Description: Destruction inside the Soissons cathedral and a visit from the President of the Republic soon before the Chemin des Dames offensive. A city is damaged and a bridge is destroyed over the Aisne river. Daily life in Reims: clearing of the ruins, commerce, newspaper delivery, children with their gas masks. Inspection before the assault. Attack of the Godat farm and capture of prisoners.

Keywords: World War, 1914-1918 – France; Buildings – War damage; Civilians in war; World War, 1914-1918 – Battelfields – France; Prisoners of war

Reference ECPAD : 14.18 A 72

Collection ECPAD

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