• Short Summary

    British troops put down a rebel revolt at Habbaniya, and under the oversight of General George Clark and Captain James Roosevelt, put prisoners to work repairing a breach in the dyke over the Euphrates River

  • Description

    SLATE INFORMATION: Further Despatches from Iraq

    IRAQ: Habbaniya:
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    CLARK GENERAL, G. O. C. IRAQ. W. Captain James Roosevelt in Habbaniyah area of Iraq


    IRAQ, Emir of In fighting area near flooded Euphrates..


    IRAQ. Scenes around Habbaniyah..boat crosses Euphrates.. wrecked bridge..at Ramadi..prisoners repair dykes..Captain Roosevelt, General Clark G.O.C..present graves of Iraqi rebels..


    MILITARY BRITISH. Troops in area of Habbaniyah..Iraq


    ROOSEVELT, James W.G.O.C. General Clark in Habbaniyah area of Iraq


    Military - Active

    Rashid Ali al-Gaylani, Axis, King Faisal II of Iraq, petroleum, Fallujah Road, mass grave, Marine Raiders, Habforce, Iraqforce, WWII, protect, oil wells, Nazi Messerschmitts, bomb, transport columns, rebel reinforcements
    Background: British troops put down a rebel revolt at Habbaniya, and under the oversight of General George Clark and Captain James Roosevelt, put prisoners to work repairing a breach in the dyke over the Euphrates River

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA3YMPVQMRZ7M3GZR6XVO2S7RBW
    Media URN:
    VLVA3YMPVQMRZ7M3GZR6XVO2S7RBW
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont British Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    19/06/1941
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:22:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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