• Short Summary

    Footage showing movements of British and French troops in the strategically important area of Sedjenane and the surrounding area.

  • Description

    AFRICAN CAMPAIGN TAKES FINAL SHAPE First army retires from Teboura to straighten salient pending arrival of strong air-cover.

    TUNISIA: Sedjenane:
    LV village of Sedjenane, few troops on roadside. SV sign on building "Sedjenane." LV pan British Commandos replenishing kits. CU soldiers throwing various articles to Commandos. SV Commandos walking away with new kit. GV British troops in Mateur Section, digging trench. CUBV U.S. soldier and British soldier with rifle and machinegun laying on ground. GV looking over hills at enemy positions - showing white puffs of smoke, troops in foreground lying on ground. LV and SV camouflaged gun fires. GV explosions on enemy position. GBAV four Lightning U.S. fighters flying overhead.

    Tebourba, N. Africa: GV village of Tebourba with abandoned enemy tank. SCU enemy tank. LV three British soldiers outside damaged building. SV enemy armoured car - smoke still rising from same. LV another wrecked armoured car. LV two Bren carriers with troops moving thru village. LV seven British soldiers walking thru village.

    SEDJENANE, AFRICA: SV signboard "TUNIS 92 K AND BEJA 9 K" pan to road and country landscape. LBV tank and lorry with troops along road. CUBV tank past camera along road with U.S. Star on turret. SV six French soldiers resting on roadside. SCU three French soldiers having meal on roadside. General Side View four Bostons flying. SCU pan three Bostons flying past trees in b-d. LV village of Sedjenane, few troops on roadside. SV sign on building "Sedjenane." LV pan British Commandos replenishing kits. CU soldiers throwing various articles to Commandos. SV Commandos walking away with new kit. GV British troops in Mateur Section, digging trench. CUBV U.S. soldier and British soldier with rifle and machinegun laying on ground. GV looking over hills at enemy positions - showing white puffs of smoke, troops in foreground lying on ground. LV and SV camouflaged gun fires. GV explosions on enemy position. GBAV four Lightning U.S. fighters flying overhead.

    Tebourba, Africa: GV village of Tebourba with abandoned enemy tank. SCU enemy tank. LV three British soldiers outside damaged building. SV enemy armoured car - smoke still rising from same. LV another wrecked armoured car. LV two Bren carriers with troops moving thru village. LV seven British soldiers walking thru village.

    Military - Active; African Campaign; World War II; Second World War
    Background: Footage showing movements of British and French troops in the strategically important area of Sedjenane and the surrounding area.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA82RN36GZ0ATY64FXM69KWSAB7
    Media URN:
    VLVA82RN36GZ0ATY64FXM69KWSAB7
    Group:
    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    21/12/1942
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:12:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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