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    Air raids over Malta

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    EUROPE: Malta:

    AFRICA Canadian troops/embark at N.African port for invasion of SICILY..March thro' streets..packing equipment..storks in nest..Church parade & service for troops at KAIROUAN..shipping in port..busy dock scenes..planes over & paratroops practice dropping

    CANADA. Canadians embark for Sicily..on board troop ships..in lorries.. & nurses embark

    CHATTERTON, Lt.Col. Takes salute at march past Church Parade in KAIROUAN, N.Africa

    CHURCHES Church parade & service for troops in KAIRCUAN...Lt.Col.Chatterton, Commander Col. Jones & Mjr. Howard take salute.

    CLOCKS In MALTA (grandfather) points to 10.5.p.m... pendulum swings

    GUNS R.A.F.night fighters over MALTA..pilot puts hand on trigger..firing V.G.

    JONES, Colonel W. Mjr. Howard & Lt. Col. Chatterton at church parade & march past in KAIROUAN, N.AFRICA

    MALTA Aerial shots of coastline..planes night fighters in action..pilot in plane puts finger on trigger..woman & young girl asleep..clock points to 10.5.p.m.

    MILITARY BRITISH Preparations for attack on SICILY..busy scenes at N. African port..Church parade at KAIROUAN..A.C.L's.

    NURSES. Canadian nurses w. troops embark for Sicily

    PARK A/V/M. (Malta) Sir Keith Chats to his pilots in Malta

    SHIPPING Preparation for invasion of SICILY at N. African port..landing barges go ashore....tanks & lorries on quayside & taken off ships..cartoon on side of ship.

    STORKS 2 stand on their nest in N. Africa

    TROOPSHIP Canadian troops & nurses embark for SICILY..&

    TROOPSHIP troops on board ship..disembarking at N. African port INVASION OF SICILY..Br: & Canadian troops on board.

    WOMEN. Old women & young girl asleep (in MALTA)

    Sicily bombers, valley of death, Axis, Maltese, sleeping, sleep, Second World War, WWII, War, World War II, explosions
    Background: Air raids over Malta

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    Reuters - Gaumont British Newsreel
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