• Short Summary

    The Eighth Army and Gurkhas fight German forces in Tunisia

  • Description

    TUNISIA:
    EXT

    AEROPLANES R.A.F. BOSTONS over Tunisia at opening of battle

    AFRICA. OPENING BATTLE OF TUNISIA..native village. refuel water & petrol..tanks..Cunningham w.Alexander.. Gen.Anderson in car..Montgomery inspects Gurkhas.. gun firing & loading..tommies advance..planes overhead..sappers detect mines etc.

    AFRIKA KORPS. Dead German P.O.W. hanging out of Tank in Tunisia smashed tanks etc.

    ALEXANDER, General w.Air M.Cunningham in Tunisia..& w.Giraud

    Acting A.V.M. Con: w.Gen.Alexander in Tunisia

    GERMAN MILITARY. Dead German prisoner hanging out of tank in Tunisia.. smashed tanks etc.

    GIRAUD, General. W.Gen.Alexander in Tunisia

    INDIANS Montgomery inspects Gurkhas before attack in Tunisia..advance w.tommies & kukris

    MILITARY BRITISH. OPENING BATTLE OF TUNISIA..native village..refuel w. water & petrol..tanks..Cunningham w. Alexander.. Gen. Anderson in car at front..Montgomery inspects Gurkhas..gun firing & loading..tommies advance & Gurkhas brandishing kukris..planes overhead.. dead German hanging out of tank..sappers detect mines & blow up enemy tank

    MINES & MINESWEEPERS AND MINELAYING. R.E's detecting mines in Tunisia..also blow up enemy tank

    MONTGOMERY, Lt. General. Inspects Ghurkas before attack in Tunisia

    TANKS. Tanks move up in Tunisia before attack. R.E's detect mine & blow up enemy tank.. knocked out German tank w. dead mad hanging out

    Military - Active

    WWII, World War Two, World War II, Second World War, war, Allied, Allies, Axis, German soldier, Nazi, Nazis, tank, tanks, explosions, corpse, mine, mines, bombers, air support
    Background: The Eighth Army and Gurkhas fight German forces in Tunisia

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA39048EW757PEDCGJ5OZKOPRV9
    Media URN:
    VLVA39048EW757PEDCGJ5OZKOPRV9
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont British Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    05/04/1943
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:17:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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