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Summary: Unedited film of British rear echelon troops in the Advance to Victory, Western Front, September 1918.
Description: Gun limbers and GS wagons move up a sunken road in the rear areas of the battlefield. German prisoners are marched back in column of twos along the road, passing the horsed transport. A horsed vehicle park beside a partly damaged barn. Some British soldiers rest and eat beside the sunken road. An advanced dressing station just off the roadside, possibly 65th Field Ambulance, 21st Division, near Epéhy on 18th September, where RAMC and German Red Cross men help British and German wounded, giving each other cigarettes and water. The horsed wagons continue to move up the sunken road.
Production Details: Ministry of Information (Production sponsor)
Topical Film Company (Production company)
Bassill, F A (Production individual)
Personalities, Units and Organisations: British Army, Royal Army Medical Corps, Field Ambulance 65 (regiment/service)
Keywords: operations, British military - movement: road (object name)
society, British military - sustenance (object name)
society, British military - friendship (object name)
society, German military - friendship (object name)
medical, British military - emergency (object name)
casualties, British wounded - battlefield (object name)
casualties, German wounded - battlefield (object name)
Épéhy, Somme, France (geography)