French Resistance Maquis members distribute and examine weapons in Chateaudun, France.
Chateaudun France Date:1944, August 18 Duration:1 min 30 sec Sound:NO SOUND
The French Resistance Maquis (underground guerilla fighters) in Chateaudun, France. Men and women masquisards arm themselves near a French farmhouse. 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. The members seated by a road. One loads cartridges into a magazine. The masquisards prepare the weapons. They discuss the plans and strategize. The fighters examine the weapons. A member demonstrates the use of a gun.
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