• Short Summary

    Eighth Army defeats Axis forces in Africa after days of furious fighting

  • Description

    Gaumont British Ident

    SLATE INFORMATION: 8th Army Offensive: The Break Through

    AFRICA: Various:
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    AEROPLANES, American. B. 25 Mitchell Bombers over desert..bomb explosions


    AEROPLANES. German. Wrecked planes at El Daba 'drome..plane crashing in flames N. V. G. Captured


    BARDIA. Pan of


    BOMBS C.U. Bombs falling explosions in desert


    BREN-CARRIERS. British enter Sidi Barrani


    DEATH 1 G: in desert


    EXPLOSIONS Infantry advance thro' barrage..(V.G) in desert.


    FLAGS Union Jack replaces Swastika at Tobruk


    GERMAN MILITARY. dead German in Desert


    HITLER, Framed picture in desert


    LORRIES. Huge supply column in desert..also in desert mud


    MERSA MATRUH. Tanks enter..wrecked ships & planes


    MILITARY BRITISH. BREAK THRO' W.DESERT..re-enter Debba..advance thro' barrage..tanks at Mersa Matruh..Brens enter Sidi Barrani..Bardia..infantry at Tobruk


    MINES, MINESWEEPERS & MINELAYING. Mine detecting in Desert


    PRISONERS OF WAR Italians shelter under plane wing in desert.. hundreds German & Italian w.tank escort..German Gen. von Thoma w.Gen. Montgomery


    SHIPPING Wrecked Axis ship in Mersa Matruh Harbour


    SIDI BARRANI. Bren gun carriers enter..mopping up


    SILHOUETTE. Tanks against sunrise w. Desert


    SUN & SUNSETS etc. Silhouette tanks against sunrise (bright gleam)


    TANKS. silhouette in sunrise (desert)..enter Sidi Barrani.. direct hit, blazing German tank..1 with hundreds of prisoners ..long column of CHURCHILLS


    TOBRUK. Infantry enter Tobruk..Union Jack replaces Swastika/


    Military - Active

    WWII, World War II, War, Second World War, German defeat: battleground, Allies, Axis, RAF, Royal Air Force, tanks, bombers
    Background: Eighth Army defeats Axis forces in Africa after days of furious fighting

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA6HB6G1SIS5OSWBEFZZUQL173O
    Media URN:
    VLVA6HB6G1SIS5OSWBEFZZUQL173O
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont British Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    30/11/1942
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:10:29:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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