Men and women masquisards arm themselves with British, American and German guns near a farmhouse in Chateaudun, France.
Chateaudun France Date:1944, August 18 Duration:1 min 29 sec Sound:NO SOUND
The French Resistance Maquis (underground guerilla fighters) in Chateaudun, France. Men and women masquisards arm themselves near a French farmhouse. A man halfway up a ladder leading to a hayloft. Guns and packs are removed from the hayloft and issued to members. The weapons include English machine guns, U.S. Browning Automatic Rifles and captured German weapons and ammunition, dropped by the U.S. Air Force for the French underground. A masquisard with the French Resistance flag. A woman with a gun stands near him. Masquisards lined up. Men smoking. More fighters join the lines.
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