• Short Summary

    During the Greek Civil War between Royalists and Communists, government military units lift the rebel siege of Konitza (Konitsa) in the northern mountains

  • Description

    SLATE INFORMATION: Besieged Konitza Recaptured by Greek Forces

    GREECE: Epirus: Konitsa:
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    CONVOYS Convoy proceeding up mountain slopes to Konitza - later to take the town

    GREECE Besieged Konitza recaptured by Greek Forces. Shots of men advancing up rocky slopes. Bringing trench mortars in play etc

    KONITZA Greek Government forces take the city after attack on rebel forces. Usual war shots - men running up rocky slopes

    PRISONERS OF WAR Shots of rebel taken prisoners during taking of Konitza by Greek forces. American representatives of U.N.O. inspect captured weapons

    WAR Greek Government troops advancing on Besieged Konitza - men running up rocky slopes firing sten and Bren guns. Bringing trench mortars into play

    Greek Civil War; Greece; Military - Active

    convoy, attack, mountain, Albania, Albanian frontier, battalion, weapon, machine gun, howitzer, UN, United Nations, USA, American observer, combat, fight, warfare, civil war
    Background: During the Greek Civil War between Royalists and Communists, government military units lift the rebel siege of Konitza (Konitsa) in the northern mountains

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA3D28L9DYZXUTMIR4S9FLTQ60J
    Media URN:
    VLVA3D28L9DYZXUTMIR4S9FLTQ60J
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont British Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    26/01/1948
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MP4
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:07:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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