U.S. 16th Armored Dividion in Pilsen, Czechoslovakia, at end of World War II. Firing at snipers
Pilsen Czechoslovakia Date:1945, May 6 Duration:1 min 5 sec Sound:NO SOUND
Czech civilians pose with some U.S. soldiers of the 16th Armored Division, in Pilsen, Czechoslovakia, at end of World War 2, in Europe. They are standing on top and in front of an abandoned German tank. They completely cover the tank, and wave enthusiastically for the camera. Scene shifts to the rear of an M24 Chaffee light tank, with some civilians gathered around it, as it prepares to move out, behind an M3A1 halftrack pulling an M10 ammunition trailer. Views of other halftracks loaded with U.S. troops and equipment. Several American infantrymen gathered at a fence, one pointing out sniper location, while another takes aim with his rifle. American soldier in a 105 mm Howitzer Motor Carriage M7 (aka, 105 mm Self Propelled Gun, Priest, by the British Army). He is firing its M2 .50 caliber air-cooled machine gun in its raised cupola. Brief glimpse of a Czech soldier aiming his rifle behind a tracked vehicle.
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