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LIGHTER MOMENTS IN THE DESERT

Lighter Moments In The Desert (1943)

Soldiers having some fun during the break between battles.

DOGS IN CLOVER

Dogs In Clover (1945)

Soldiers' dogs in quarantine before entering the country.

FEATHERED MESSENGERS

Feathered Messengers (1942)

Good footage of the Middle East Pigeon Service, carrying a coded message...

DIGGERS STRIKE OIL

Diggers Strike Oil (1953)

Oil has been found in Western Australia.

PIPELINE IN SAHARA

Pipeline In Sahara (1958)

A new oil pipeline is laid across the Algerian desert.

FRENCH ENTER ROCKET FIELD

French Enter Rocket Field (1959)

French rocket 'Veronique' takes off from Sahara Desert.

FRENCH SAHARA PATROLS

French Sahara Patrols (1956)

Fighting vehicles and troops over the desert wastes.

DRAMATIC RESCUE IN THE SAHARA DESERT

Dramatic Rescue In The Sahara Desert (1960)

Three of the seven soldiers are found, naked & nearly...

AIR VIEW OF OMAN

Air View Of Oman (1970-1975)

Aerial shots over Oman.

SAHARA DESERT DROUGHT

Sahara Desert Drought (1970-1979)

Herd of white oxen with horns, front on walking to the camera.

SAFARI CAR RACE

Safari Car Race (1970-1979)

Rally cars race on track and on dusty roads.

OIL IN THE DESERT

Oil In The Desert (1957)

France taps oil resources of the Sahara to ease Europe fuel shortage.

DESERT PATROL

Desert Patrol (1940)

Desert policemen patrol on camels in the Kalahari desert. South Africa. No...

THE SANDS OF THE DESERT

The Sands Of The Desert (1924)

Great shots of jeeps driving through the Sahara Desert.

DESERT PATROL IN ACTION

Desert Patrol In Action (1942)

We accompany a scouting party of British troops in the Middle East.

CAMEL CORPS 1940

Camel Corps 1940 (1940)

Camel Corps demonstrate their skill in 1940.

NEW PIPE LINE IN ALGERIAN DESERT

New Pipe Line In Algerian Desert (1958)

Various shots of men and machinery at work laying new pipe...

ARTILLERY UNIFORMS AND STATUES

Artillery Uniforms And Statues (1959)

Pictures of soldiers & statues 19th & 20th centuries. Officers...

OUT TAKES / CUTS FROM CP 595 - reel 2 of 2 - SAUDI ARABIA

Out Takes / Cuts From Cp 595 - Reel 2 Of 2 - Saudi Arabia (1966)

Out takes (rushes, cuts) for...

WILL PERSIA TAKE OVER OIL?

Will Persia Take Over Oil? (1951)

Britain's oil interest threatened by demand for nationalisation.

STUDENTS SEE SAHARA OIL

Students See Sahara Oil (1959)

French students visit Hassi Messaoud oil fields in Sahara Desert.

WEATHER IN THE DESERT aka METEOROLOGICAL WORKS issue title - RIGHT AS RAIN

Weather In The Desert AKA Meteorological Works Issue Title - Right As Rain (1941)

A...

SANDSTORM IN EGYPT

Sandstorm In Egypt (1952)

Soldiers clearing snow during sandstorm in Egyptian desert.

KARAKUM CANAL

Karakum Canal (1957)

Irrigation of canal allows cotton crops to grow in Kara Kum desert, Turkmenia.

IRRIGATION PROVINCE IN EGYPTIAN DESERT

Irrigation Province In Egyptian Desert (1955)

Various shots of bulldozers clearing sand in a desert...

ISRAELI DEFENCES: OIL LINE COMPLETED

Israeli Defences: Oil Line Completed (1957)

Refugees help complete oil line in Israel.

FRENCH TROOPS PROTECT OIL WORKERS IN THE SAHARA

French Troops Protect Oil Workers In The Sahara (1957)

French troops in Eastern robes riding in...

DESERT AIR VIEWS - OMAN

Desert Air Views - Oman (1972)

Aerial views of desert area in Oman.

IRANIAN GOAT HERDSMEN

Iranian Goat Herdsmen (1973)

Iranian women and children at encampment spin wool and baby suckles.

TUNISIA

Tunisia (1974)

Traditional village life desert in Tunisia.

AUSTRALIAN ARTILLERY IN THE DESERT aka AUSTRALIAN ARTILLERY

Australian Artillery In The Desert AKA Australian Artillery (1914-1918)

Australian Artillery in the...

CASABLANCA aka GRAND PRIX aka AUTOMOBILES GO ON DESERT TEST RUN BEFORE RACE

Casablanca AKA Grand Prix AKA Automobiles Go On Desert Test Run Before Race (1915)

Cars...

OIL RESEARCH IN N. AFRICAN DESERT

Oil Research In N. African Desert (1954)

Cuttoli inspecting Sahara guard of honour, derrick &...

THE BOUNDLESS DESERT THEIR BEAT!

The Boundless Desert Their Beat! (1932)

The Syrian Desert Police ride their camels through the...

LITTLE PEOPLE OF KALAHARI issue title - ON THE MOVE

Little People Of Kalahari Issue Title - On The Move (1940)

Footage of native tribe of the...

INDIAN L.R.D.G. UNIT 1943

Indian L.R.D.G. Unit 1943 (1943)

Good footage of LRDG unit in action in the desert.

OIL IN RUSSIAN DESERT

Oil In Russian Desert (1966)

Installing an oil rig and pipeline in Karakum Desert, Russia

ON THE EDGE OF THE SAHARA aka ON THE EDGE OF SAMARA

On The Edge Of The Sahara AKA On The Edge Of Samara (1930)

A tribute is unveiled to those who...

CAIRO - FROM AN AERO! [on sleeve as CAIRO AERIL]

Cairo - From An Aero! [on Sleeve As Cairo Aeril] (1932)

Aerial shots of Cairo taken from a...

FREE FRENCH FORCES IN MIDDLE EAST

Free French Forces In Middle East (1940)

General De Gaulle's Free French Forces resting and training...

DESERT SALVAGE

Desert Salvage (1943)

Scrap metal and spare parts for military vehicles are supplied from North African...

AUSTRALIA'S MECHANISED CAVALRY

Australia's Mechanised Cavalry (1941)

Australian motorcycle despatch riders riding across desert in...

MOTORCYCLING ROUND THE WORLD aka MOTOR-CYCLING ROUND THE ROUND & CUTS

Motorcycling Round The World AKA Motor-Cycling Round The Round & Cuts (1926)

Round the world...

FROM CAPE TO CAIRO alternative version

From Cape To Cairo Alternative Version (1926)

Motor expedition across Africa reaches Cairo, Egypt.

LITHGOW'S AIR RECORD

Lithgow's Air Record (1953)

Test pilot Mike Lithgow crack's Nevile Duke's air speed record at Castle...

FRANCE JOINS SPACE 'CLUB'

France Joins Space 'club' (1965)

France's first satellite 'Diamant' is launched from Hammaguir in the...

DESERT INFERNO

Desert Inferno (1962)

Red Adair and team of fire fighters attack natural gas fire in Sahara Desert.

TANKS IN THE WESTERN DESERT

Tanks In The Western Desert (1940)

Various shots of a group of British light tanks advancing across...

DESERT COOKING

Desert Cooking

Good shots of Army bakers in the desert, also shots of General Auchinleck in car.

INDIAN TROOPS IN DESERT

Indian Troops In Desert (1941)

Good shots of an Indian soldier putting on his turban in the desert.