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    Naasluis, Holland: BGV PAN The cargo steamer Bernard John in Naasluis Holland. STV The salvage ship. GV Floating tanks on the ship. GV Tilt floating derick in harbour, SV Workers running out cables on board the floating derrick, GV A floating derrick leaving the harbour GV PAN From the tug to floating derrick behind, BGV Floating derrick being towed. 233ft



    Sinai, Egypt: SCU Burns shaking hands and being greeted. GV Group walk away from plane, SCU Burns and Israel Major walk past camera. GV Hut where meeting was held party outside. SV Party at the table talking. SV Troops move from side of road towards waiting jeeps, CU Signboard in foreign writing, GV Convoy passes through frontier, SCU Menstanding in lorry. GV Lorries past damaged vehicle at side of road. as camera pans with one of the lorries into BV. GV Wrecked ships.GV Diver on board salvage ship SCU Diver having helmet screwed on. STV Diver disappearing under water. GV Wreck of submerged ship before frogmen to aboard it, Side V frogmen diving under into the see. 233ft



    Port Said, Egypt: SBV A frogman diving under water, TV CU Frogman going under, GV Several wrecked ships being towed by salvage ships through the canal. BGV Ditto. SV First Batt. Yorks and Lancs marching through streets to the water front. SV On into camera troops filing past, CU PAN Shoulder flash Yorks and Lanes on typical army type pan up to his face, TGV PAN Troops aboard landing craft in the middle of them is a car. SV Troops cheering. SV Army types wearing fez. LV Landing craft pulling away from waterfront LV landing craft drawn alongside Theseus, CU Troops going on boat, LV Showing troops on the flight deck of the Thesues, LVG General Stockwell chatting to soldiers. CU General Stockwell walks away and bids the troops farewell. LGV H.M.S. Theseus leaving Port Said for England. LGV Theseus sailing past the De Lesseps statue in FG.



    Suez Crisis; Ships and Boats; The Netherlands; Personalities - Armed Forces; Israel; Egypt; Military - Active




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    Holland

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    Film ID:
    VLVA63TJO2VICVSEFOUGAQLKP20YV
    Media URN:
    VLVA63TJO2VICVSEFOUGAQLKP20YV
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    06/12/1956
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MXF
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:32:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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