• Short Summary

    DUNKIRK AVENGED Latest pictures from Tunisia show First Army about to launch triumphal attack on Tunis.

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    Goubellet Plain, N. Africa: GV pan tanks and transports in valley, hills in background. SV two Sherman tanks moving through cornfield. GV Sherman tanks moving off road into field. CU tank pats camera. GV nine British planes flying in air. LV six bombers flying in air. LEV British troops along road in artillery formation. CU British troops along road in artillery formation.

    Goubellet Plain, S. Africa: GV pan tanks and transports in valley, hills in background. SV two Sherman tanks moving thru cornfield. GV Sherman tanks moving off road into field. CU tank past camera. GV nine British planes flying in air. LV six bombers flying in air. LFV British troops along road in artillery fashion. CU British troops, along road in artillery formation.

    Tunisia, S. Africa: LV General Alexander and Air Marshal Cunningham out of Jeep at flying field. SV Cunningham and Alexander, Cunningham putting on chute. CU props. of Boston starting up. CU Alexander in cockpit of Boston. Semi Side View pan Boston taxiing away.

    Bou Arada, S. Africa: SCU Fighting French General Monsabert looking at map with officer. CU Monsabert looking at map with officer. CU Monsabert looking at map pan down to decorations on coat. LBV two Fighting French tarks (British Valentines) moving over roadway. SV pan Valentine tank with French crew past camera. GV pan French infantrymen moving across field. SV pan French infantrymen moving across filed. GV nine planes in air flying over. SV pan. French recruits lines up at recruiting centre looking skywards. SV recruits signing up. CU recruits signing up. SV British soldier dishing recruits out with uniform. CU British soldier dishing recruits out with uniforms. CU baby saying goodbye to father and gives "V" sign. GV tanks moving forward in valley throwing up clouds of dust. GV two German planes. M.E.'s in air with ack ack bursts. GV bombs dropping and bursting in distance LV Bofor gun fired by British. GV tank firing at planes and bomb burst on ground in background...

    GV pan down German plane dive crashing. Shot SV wreckage of plane on ground and two British soldiers looking at it.LV towards British troops moving thru cornfield. SV British looking at wrecked German gun.CU abandoned fuse caps in box. SV showing German tent abandoned. SV German soup this still full with food. LV pan showing prisoners including Herman Goering troops. CU Herman Goering prisoners down and laughing and points at camera. SV two prisoners smoking together looking cheerful sitting on grass. SV four British troops with another prisoner - PIG!! SCU four British soldiers with pig. GV showing mass of about 30 aircraft flying towards coast. GV nearer shot 16 planes flying towards coast. CU men types looking skywards. LV aircraft past Mosque on coast. Gv 18 planes flying over town on coast.

    N. AFRICA: SCU Fighting French General Monsabert looking at map with officer. CU Monsabert looking at map pan down to decorations on coat. LBV two Fighting French tanks (British Valentines) moving over roadway. SV pan Valentine tank with French crew past camera. GV pan French infantrymen moving across field. SV pan French infantrymen moving across field. GV nine planes in air flying over. SV pan French recruits line up at recruiting centre looking skywards. SV recruits signing up. CU recruits signing up. SV British soldier dishing recruits, out with uniforms. CU British soldier dishing recruits with uniforms. CU baby saying goodbye to father and gives "V" sign. GV tanks moving forward in valley throwing up cloud of dust. SV tanks moving forward in valley throwing up clouds of dust. GV two German planes M.E.'s in air with ack ack burst...GV bombs dropping and bursting in distance. LV Bofor gun fired by British. GV tank firing at planes and bomb bursts on ground in background. GV pan down German plane dive crashing. Shot SV wreckage of plane on ground and two British soldiers looking at it. LV towards British troops moving thru cornfield. SV German soup tins still full with food. LV pan showing prisoners including Herman Goering troops. CU Herman Goering prisoners sitting down and laughing and points at camera. SV two prisoners smoking together looking cheerful sitting on grass. SV four British troops with another prisoner -PIGG!! SCU four British soldiers with pig. GV showing mass of about 30 aircraft flying towards coast. GV nearer shot 16 planes flying towards coast. CU men types looking skywards. LV aircraft past Mosque on coast. GV 18 planes flying over town on coast.

    Military - Active; Airforce - Active
    Background: DUNKIRK AVENGED Latest pictures from Tunisia show First Army about to launch triumphal attack on Tunis. Pictures convey graphic impression of Allied air superiority.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA6B6WBNGAZOSAQ35MSD6Y0OPNW
    Media URN:
    VLVA6B6WBNGAZOSAQ35MSD6Y0OPNW
    Group:
    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    13/05/1943
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:49:00
    Time in/Out:
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    Canister:
    N/A

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