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    Dramatic footage of the battle in Tunisia, including large prisoner march, Axis equipment debris, civilians celebrating, General Dwight D.

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    Gaumont British Ident

    SLATE INFORMATION: The Battle of Tunisia - The Eighth Army Take El Hamma and Gabes

    TUNISIA: Various:
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    AEROPLANE AMERICAN Bombing Mareth positions

    AEROPLANES. German. J.U. 88. ablaze & crashing in Tunisia

    AFRICA. Mareth assault scenes..Yanks take Maknassy & El Gutter

    AMERICA MILITARY U.S.troops take Maknassy & El Guettar, Tunisia

    ARMOURED CARS. Column moves up to Mareth, Tunisia.

    CAMOUFLAGE. Netting over guns and Sand over windscreen in desert

    CHURCHES Troops communion before Mareth assault, Tunisia

    FREYBERG. Maj Gen.B.C. V.C. G.O.C. N.Z.E.F W.Gen. Montogomery in TUNISIA

    INDIA. Gurkha patrol before Mareth

    LORRIES. Columns move up to Mareth, Tunisia

    MILITARY BRITISH. MARETH ASSAULT..PREPARATIONS..Camouflaging guns bulldozers prepare ground..Ju.88 ablase & crashing..Armoured cars move up..C/U. Freyberg & Monty..Holy communion..Tense troops Advance w.fixed bayonets...Gurkha patrol.. N.Zealanders take prisoners.

    MONTGOMERY, Lt. General. W. Gen Freyberg in Tunisia

    PRISONERS OF WAR. N.Zealanders capture Axis troops before Mareth position..U.S.troops capture pris: in Tunisia

    RIFLES Stacked rifles round tree Tunisia

    TRACTOR. Prepare ground before MARETH ASSAULT

    TUNISIA U.S. Troops take MAKNASSY & EL GUETTAR ..pan typical mountains

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    Background: Dramatic footage of the battle in Tunisia, including large prisoner march, Axis equipment debris, civilians celebrating, General Dwight D. Eisenhower, and the joining of American and British troops after the battle

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    Film ID:
    VLVA4C4TTVUTE20XQ3YIT0NUVXSZV
    Media URN:
    VLVA4C4TTVUTE20XQ3YIT0NUVXSZV
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont British Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    12/04/1943
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:07:34:00
    Time in/Out:
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    Canister:
    N/A

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