• Short Summary

    ISRAEL IS NOW REPORTED TO BE HOLDING 5,500 EGYPTIAN PRISONERS OF WAR, MORE THAN 3,000 OF THEM AT THE ATHLITH CAMP IN THE SINAI DESERT.

  • Description

    ISRAEL IS NOW REPORTED TO BE HOLDING 5,500 EGYPTIAN PRISONERS OF WAR, MORE THAN 3,000 OF THEM AT THE ATHLITH CAMP IN THE SINAI DESERT. THE CAMP WAS YESTERDAY (THURSDAY) OPENED TO JOURNALISTS TO FORESTALL ANY ALLEGATIONS OF ILL-TREATMENT, AND AMONG THE PRISONERS THAT NEWSMEN SPOKE TO WAS ONE OF THE NINE EGYPTIAN GENERALS BEING HELD BY THE ISRAELIS, BRIGADIER-GENERAL KMEDHAT FAHMY.

    THE EGYPTIAN PRISONERS, PART OF A 80,000-STRONG DESERT ARMY ARE THE LUCKY ONES- THOUSANDS MORE DIED IN THE ISRAELI "BLITZKRIEG AND MORE PERISHED IN THE DESERT AS THEY TRIED TO MAKE THEIR WAY HOME. THE PRISONERS INCLUDE 10 COLONELS AND ABOUT 300 OTHER OFFICERS AS WELL AS THE NINE GENERALS. THE VISITING NEWSMEN ASKED GENERAL FAHMY....

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    Film ID:
    VLVA4MUO3E3JEIOY2QNJL7I8CGMJF
    Media URN:
    VLVA4MUO3E3JEIOY2QNJL7I8CGMJF
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    16/06/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:49:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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