• Short Summary

    Film from the North African campaign showing Allied progress, including rendez-vous between the Eighth Army and US Forces and meeting between General Eisenhower and Field Marshall Montgomery.

  • Description

    Transports Past Wrecked Enemy Equipment. GV transports crossing blown up bridge outside Gabes, SV Italian prisoners watching transports pass. SV towards transports over improvised bridge of bricks and rock etc. GV transports across desert - transports passing in background. LV German gun pan to wrecked tank. SV tank crews looking at captured gun. CU tank crews looking at capture gun.

    German Cemetery. GV German Cemetery between Gabes and El Hamma and British soldier walking thru it. LV German Cemetery. SV pan German graves. CU German grave. CU German Cross and German steel helmet.

    General Montgomery and Giraud Meet. LV Giraud meeting Montgomery in field. CU Giraud. Semi side view Montgomery and Giraud talking.

    8th and 1st Armies Meet. GBV lorry along road pan to countryside. CU shot on lorry British troops waving and greeting American troops on road. STV travel shot past U.S. troops on road waving. SV travel shot U.S. troops on road shaking hands with troops on lorry. STV British troops getting down from lorry and welcoming U.S. troops, in field. CU handshake. STV pan U.S. and British troops together. CU British and U.S. soldier trying on helmets. CU British soldier pan to U.S. soldier in each other's helmets.

    Montgomery Meets Eisenhower. SV Eisenhower meets Montgomery in field. SBV Montgomery and Eisenhower into Montgomery's caravan.

    Mass Prisoners Brought in. GV and LV pan mass Italian and German prisoners marching across valley. CU mass prisoners towards camera. GV mass prisoners marching across desert pan shot. SV pan and GBV mass prisoners.
    Background: Film from the North African campaign showing Allied progress, including rendez-vous between the Eighth Army and US Forces and meeting between General Eisenhower and Field Marshall Montgomery.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA3B7DHAEPWNGPL90XWQBK0DJ4G
    Media URN:
    VLVA3B7DHAEPWNGPL90XWQBK0DJ4G
    Group:
    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    19/04/1943
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:16:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A
  • Part of…

    TUNISIA: The Last Phase: Latest film despatch from North Africa shows relentless Allied pressure on remaining enemy 'toe-hole'. Highlights of story are: meeting of Eighth Army and US Forces; visit of General Eisenhower to General Montgomery TUNISIA: The Last Phase: Latest film despatch from North Africa shows relentless Allied pressure on remaining enemy 'toe-hole'. Highlights of story are: meeting of Eighth Army and US Forces; visit of General Eisenhower to General Montgomery TUNISIA: The Last Phase: Latest film despatch from North Africa shows relentless Allied pressure on remaining enemy 'toe-hole'. Highlights of story are: meeting of Eighth Army and US Forces; visit of General Eisenhower to General Montgomery

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