• Short Summary

    Prime Minister Winston Churchill visits Western Desert.

  • Description

    AFRICA: Western Desert:
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    Travel shot of Churchill with military officer inspecting troops who are lined up on either side of the road / Churchill along with General Montgomery / Churchill into army car

    Troops waving as Churchill passes in car / Churchill with two military officers in car and Churchill waves to troops and gives V sign for victory

    Churchill with group of army officials, including General Montgomery, General Alexander and Sir Alan Brooke / Churchill shaking hands in turn with army officers

    Troops raising caps and giving Churchill three cheers - he walks away followed by General Montgomery and military officials / Travel shot Churchill's feet walking along sand / Churchill standing with his sun hat off and looking at soldiers's graves / cross in front of grave "N.Z. WAR CEMETERY" inscribed on same.

    Churchill with army officers / Groups of military officers by a tank pan along officers and tommies

    Churchill sitting in army lorry talking to military officer / Prime Minister addressing troops - pan of same grouped together (not heard) / Officers and men giving three cheers for Churchill.

    Winston Churchill (Prime Minister); Field Marshal Bernard Montgomery; Africa campaign; World War 2 (World War II, Second World War)
    Background: Prime Minister Winston Churchill visits Western Desert.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA6H1PEVWKP0NBRPB05VEEX7HWN
    Media URN:
    VLVA6H1PEVWKP0NBRPB05VEEX7HWN
    Group:
    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/01/1942
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:51:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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