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  • Description

    Full title reads: 'SICILY: ZERO HOUR".

    Various Locations.

    Various shots of packing and loading of weapon containers into the planes. Various shots of the briefing for the raid. Several shots of General Bernard Montgomery visiting men of the Airborne Division prior to the raid. Various shots of the men of the British and U.S. armies preparing for the invasion, they put on parachutes and check their equipment as dusk falls. Various shots at twilight of the Dakota planes of the USA Air Force heading out towards Sicily. Aerial bombardment at night by Lancasters over Turin. Various shots of Canadian and British troops embarking onboard ships in North African port. Convoy moves off for Sicily.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    19/07/1943
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    37980
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1079.21
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:03:35:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:42:05:00 / 01:45:40:00
    Canister:
    43/57
    Sort Number:
    43/057
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    War & Revolution
    WorkSpaces
    KUIV - D Day Canada in WW2 Rami Kimhi debarquement 8th army
  • Stills

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

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