Hitch Hiking In The Middle East 1943

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    Full title reads: "HITCH HIKING IN THE MIDDLE EAST".


    Various shots of the British soldiers trying to hitch hike into Cairo during their leave. Full army trucks flash past. Various shots of the soldiers waiting at special War Department pick up stops. They look like proper bus shelters with famous London underground sign with "W.D. PICK-UP" written in place of the name of a station. A truck pulls up and soldiers climb on.

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    British Pathé
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    Black & White
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    01:39:56:00 / 01:40:59:00
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    War & Revolution
    British in Egypt 1940s
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