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  • Description

    Titles read: "LIBYA OFFENSIVE - CONTINUED".

    Libya, North Africa.

    L/S of low level bombing raid by German planes near Bardia. Various shots at a desert airport showing the wrecks of Nazi aircraft.

    General view of Tobruk Harbour with sunken ships in the foreground. Numerous captured Italian field guns are lined up. Italian prisoners are searched and then given food. They sit looking dejected in barbed wire pens.

    After a desert rainstorm army camps and tents are flooded. Several shots of soldiers trying to rescue belongings and crockery. C/U of Pathe cameraman Terry Ashwood cleaning his camera.

    M/S of Italian prisoners at work repairing the desert road. Various shots of Indian troops entering Derna. They search houses for any remaining enemy soldiers. Several shots of German and Italian wrecked planes on Derna aerodrome.

    Various shots of wounded British soldiers in the captured Italian hospital. More shots of wrecked German equipment as we advance across the desert. Indian troops march into Berta. Several shots of long lines of German and Italian prisoners of war. Commentator says "North Africa won't be clean until the whole tribes of Huns and Wops have been driven out - or better, wiped out!"

    Note: this item is quite badly scratched.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    15/01/1942
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    43522
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1314.17
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:04:02:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:42:56:00 / 01:46:58:00
    Canister:
    42/5
    Sort Number:
    42/005
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    War & Revolution
    WorkSpaces
    On Tour ep2 Libya guerra in africa Alamein and North Africa Port Said British Indian Army POW ITALIANS Italian Libya
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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