Belgium War | (10 Jan 1945) Story 11: 11:23:10:00 111 ADC 3097TANKS IN BATTLE, LANGLAIR (?), BELGIUM ; MEMBERS OF WAR MANPOWER COMMISSION AND WAR ...

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(10 Jan 1945) Story 11: 11:23:10:00

111 ADC 3097TANKS IN BATTLE, LANGLAIR (?), BELGIUM ; MEMBERS OF WAR MANPOWER COMMISSION AND WAR PRODUCTION BOARD VISIT ASCZ INSTALLATION, NAMUR, GUY, LIEGE, BELGIUM, 01/09/1945 - 01/10/1945

11:23:16 13th January 1945 showing infantry and armour from the 3rd US Armored Division forming up along a snow-covered road near Houffalize,

11:23:29 GIs climbing onto an M4 Sherman tank armed with a 76mm cannon,

11:23:39 the combined infantry and armour force beginning their advance,

11:24:23 the view through a periscope inside a Sherman tank (?) of the snow-bound woodland road it is advancing along,

11:24:32 a Sherman tank whose left hand side track has been blown apart by a mine (?),

11:24:42 another view through a periscope of the advance down the woodland road

11:25:06 a pause in the advance with views of no-man's land ahead and shell bursts around a clump of trees several hundred yards away,

11:25:38 an M5 light tank overtaking an M36 tank destroyer from 703rd Tank Destroyer Battalion

11:26:48 small numbers of German prisoners carrying their wounded on stretchers heading in the opposite direction,

11:27:03 tracking shots from an M36 tank destroyer past a disabled (?) M4 tank towards the entrance to a wood guarded by a German Panther Ausf. G tank knocked out minutes beforehand (?),

11:27:24 GIs gathered around an injured comrade,

11:27:43 a view through a periscope on an M36 tank destroyer as the advance continues,

11:27:53 tracking past an abandoned Panzer IV tank by the roadside,

11:28:04 M4 Sherman medium tanks and M5 light tanks abandoned or destroyed in the first days of the German offensive in the Ardennes,

11:28:29 several M36s deployed at the edge of an open field by a line of trees, enemy shell bursts several hundred yards away,

11:28:53 an M5 light tank emerging from the direction of the German lines.

11:39:11 Medals/ awards are given out, photographs taken

11:30:18 crowded around a map, one office talks.

11:31:15 end



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