Item title reads - France joins space 'club'.
France's first satellite is launched. Sahara desert.
Aerial shot of the launching base at Hammaguir. M/S's of the rocket on the launching pad. M/S men carrying the Diamant satellite to the rocket. M/S pan up rocket.
Soldiers having some fun during the break between battles.
Soldiers' dogs in quarantine before entering the country.
Good footage of the Middle East Pigeon Service, carrying a coded message back to HQ.
Oil has been found in Western Australia.
A new oil pipeline is laid across the Algerian desert.
French rocket 'Veronique' takes off from Sahara Desert.
Fighting vehicles and troops over the desert wastes.
Three of the seven soldiers are found, naked & nearly dead & are treated.