Newly Discovered Footage


Sometimes it’s funny the details you pick up on. At about 6:30 into the video, that they’re parading with a British flag that’s obviously been ginned up either by someone who didn’t know the details of what the British flag looked like or had to do a rush job, because the red saltire of St. Patrick is wide and centered on top of the white saltire of St. Andrew, and doesn’t have the gaps where it meets the red St. George’s cross:

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Liberating this train, concentration camps - to see first hand what we were fighting to destroy. I recall reading that after D-Day, with mounting casualties and cynicism developing, the Why We Fight films were not as effective UNTIL we started finding the camps. It was like a shot of adrenaline.