Desert Convoy Attacked 1942

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Titles read: "DESERT CONVOY ATTACKED".

Middle East.

Various shots show a convoy of army trucks making their way across the desert with supplies for the front line. Pathe cameraman Terry Ashwood is seen checking his camera and filming from the roof of one of the trucks.

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Cataloguer:
Sarah
Stock:
Black & White
Sound:
Sound
Media URN:
43855
Sort Number:
42/053
Time in/Out:
01:14:27:00 / 01:15:46:00
Canister:
42/53
Film ID:
1328.13
Issue Date:
02/07/1942

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  • Extra footage for this story can be seen in clip 1689.04.

    jamied 24th Mar 2013

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