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  • Description

    Title reads: "Springboks in the Field".

    North Africa.

    Various shots of South African soldiers building trenches and defence positions from sandbags. M/S of man coming out of mud hut that has been taken over by signallers as communication centre. C/U of man doing Morse code. M/S of soldiers communicating to nearby unit using heliograph mirrors.

    Various shots of caravan of camels bringing supplies to South African's camp. Camels are led by African civilian men. Various shots of soldiers unloading supplies. L/S of camp on hillside in desert brush land. Various C/Us of soldiers manning their positions: we see them looking through binoculars and pointing guns through gap in sandbag defences.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    30/01/1941
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    37763
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1067.45
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:06:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:59:37:00 / 02:00:43:00
    Canister:
    41/9
    Sort Number:
    41/009
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    War & Revolution Science & Technology
    WorkSpaces
    My worksapce Alamein and North Africa
  • Stills

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

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