Allied forces pursue retreating German forces in South of France during World War II.
Southern France Date:1944 Duration:1 min 35 sec Sound:Yes
A railroad yard demolished by retreating German forces, in Vallon, France, during World War II. U.S.Army Combat Engineers are machine-gunned as they attempt to build a bridge across the Rhone River, in Lyon, France. They return fire as civilians seek cover. Allied soldiers in trucks enter the city as huge croweds welcome them. U.S. troops riding in M4 Sherman tanks. Knocked out German tanks and 88mm guns mounted on half tracks. Captured German Panther tank of 11.Pz.Div in Meximieux, abandoned Pz.III and Hummel 150mm SP Howitzer. General Patch's Army and the United States 3rd Army troops enter the city of Bourg. Thank You banners are displayed at two windows.
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