WW1 Going over the Top Part 9 (Movie – A Very Long Engagement) French Attack at Somme
When I got back with the stew, bullets were flying everywhere. Heavy shelling had begun. [INCOMING SHELLS WHINING] Damn! No one can imagine
what it’s like. Can’t move your legs. Your heart beats
like a scared animal. [INCOMING SHELL WHINING] [YELLS] [♪♪♪] [INCOMING SHELL WHINING] POUX:
Then I saw the Dordogne farmer
shatter into pieces. Attack,
before we’re all slaughtered. Prepare bayonets! SOLDIER:
Prepare bayonets! SOLDIER 2:
Prepare bayonets! SOLDIER 3:
Prepare bayonets! SOLDIER 4:
Prepare bayonets! SOLDIER 5:
Prepare bayonets! All that was nothing compared
to what followed. [WHISTLES] For France! Charge! [SOLDIERS YELLING] [WHISTLE BLOWS] [WHISTLE BLOWS] We’d passed
the five prisoners’ bodies when the Jerry machine guns
started spitting bullet. We were wiped out. [INCOMING SHELL WHINING] [SHOUTS] [GRUNTS] That Lavrouye bastard.
He kept the paper to himself. Stretcher-bearers!