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Post Info TOPIC: original film footage of capured MK.IV (Beutetanks) by the Germans after the battle of Cambrai


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original film footage of capured MK.IV (Beutetanks) by the Germans after the battle of Cambrai
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I'd just found this original film footage of "Beutetanks" captured after the Battle of Cambrai.
https://www.filmothek.bundesarchiv.de/video/583347

You can find and discuss many details!

Because it's german I'd translated the introducing texts as good as I can:

#1 (00:00): After the Tank Battle near Cambrai December 1917. - Rides with british captured Tanks due german motorists.

#2 (00:00:36): The english breaktrhough at Cambrai failed bloody, despite of use of hundred of tanks in groups. German report.

#3 (00:00:50): By those english Tank attack were 3 Tankbrigades, 3,,-400 Tanks, participating. -More than 100 Tanks were captured.

#4 (00:01:00): Due artillery disbled Tanks near Fontaine Notre Dame, suburb of Cambrai.

#5 (00:02:00): The first german driver of enemy Tanks, "Unteroffizier" Leu from the "Kraftfahrtruppen" (motorised units)

#6 (02:20): Guard nets against sight from planes, determined to hide the preparation for the Tank attack.

#7 (00:02:52): Dismounting of shot to pieces Tanks.

#8 (00:03:35): Members of the german motorised Units training the use of enemy Tanks.

#9 (00:07:50): A english Tank drives du own power to the train station of Cambrai, in order to get shipped to Berlin.

#10 (00:10:45): Presentation of a Tank by the "Versuchsabteilung" (division of experinents{?}) of the "Kraftfahrtruppen" (motorised units) to the reprasentatives of the press at the exhibition halls at the Zoo in Berlin.

#11 (00:12:31): "That's all folks!"

 

Tanks (according to their appearance):
#MK.IV Female "Banshee" (00:02:00) -What is this on top of the sponson?
#MK.IV Female C14 (00:02:28)/(00:07:42)/(00:08:00)
#MK.IV (unknown gender) "Blahney ..."(?) -see at (00:03:00)
#MK.IV Female F.13 "Falcon (II?)" -(00:03:40)  -Note the place of the unditching beam and the grouser spuds attached randomly!
#MK.IV Male F 41 -(00:10:58)


Let's see what you can spot and have fun while watching!

 

 



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