Selected originals (offcuts, selected scenes, out-takes, rushes) for story "New Oil Wealth for Iraq" 52/7.
Lots of extra material on top of that used in the Newsreel Story.
Near Basra, Iraq.
Various shots of men working on oil drilling rig in Iraqi desert. Shots of pipes and...
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.