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Title:BRUSSELS CELEBRATES ITS LIBERATION [Allocated Title]
Film Number:A70 150-2
Description: A BBC radio reporter records the deafening noise from the thousands of singing and cheering people who have turned out to celebrate the liberation of Brussels in the streets. All attempts by British Army drivers to get through the streets invariably fail. In the meantime traces of the former German occupation are removed: German notices from the ex-senior army commander's and city commandant's offices building are torn down by Belgian patriots and replaced by the Belgian Tricolour. Outside the Metropole restaurant where the BBC reporter was recording, a Staghound armoured car belonging to the 2nd Household Cavalry Regiment makes its way through the crowd.
Notes: Note: See with A70 145-5, 8 and 9, 146-3, 147-1 to 6, 150-1, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 11, 12 for footage showing Guards Armoured Division's advance to Brussels from the Seine.
Remarks: Good footage. Best seen with items listed above.
Documentation/associated material: for a bibliography, refer to the first three items listed in A70 145-5.