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Canadian Army Newsreel No. 49

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49.1 Army’s Newsreel Goes Weekly Canadian Army Newsreel cameramen at work, filming the action; shipping the film along with written descriptions of the contents; aircraft takes film to the Film and Photo Unit in England; film library; editing and censoring the footage; sound editing; the commentator at work; copies are made and shipped to soldiers; spectators view the newsreel. 49.2 Czechs Keep Lid on Dunkirk On the Channel coast, Czech soldiers under Canadian command fire mortars at Dunkirk, one of the last pockets of German resistance. 49.3 Forestry Corps in Belgium The Canadian Forestry Corps moves from England to Europe; trucks on boats; set up a Belgian camp; chopping firewood; sawing down large trees; heavy equipment; at the sawmill, the lumber is squared and stacked. 49.4 Snowmobiles for Winter Ops Snow shoed jeeps practice in winter conditions in Canada; snowmobile tanks in a field. 49.5 Taxi Soldier? Recreation-bound soldiers board the “Nickel Cab Bus Line” in Italy, which consists of a series of transport trucks. 49.6 Major David Currie, V.C. Major David Currie, recipient of a Victoria Cross, is congratulated by General H.D.G. Crerar. 49.7 Canadians on German Soil German territory is occupied by Canadian soldiers; tanks; a Canadian guard sits at a tipped-over border shack; soldiers enter the abandoned home of Frau Shuster, Hermann Goering’s aunt. To order the complete six DVD set of The Canadian Army Newsreels, please visit http://www.waramps.ca/military/canr.html.