• Short Summary

    General Montgomery's 8th Army captures the city of Tripoli for Allied forces

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    Gaumont British Ident

    SLATE INFORMATION: Victory in Libya - Entry Into Tripoli - The Eighth Army Smashes the Last Stronghold of Italy's Empire

    LIBYA: Tripoli:
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    AFRICA. TRIPOLI. General Montgomery's 8th Army captures Libyan city of Tripoli. Prime Minister Winston Churchill visits.


    ALEXANDER, General with Churchill in Cairo


    BROOKE, Sir Alan. with Churchill in Cairo


    CAIRO P.M. flies to with Lord Lampson, Mr. Casey, Gens. Alexander, Brooke, Wilson, Ad, Harwood


    CASEY. Mr. (Australian Minister) with Churchill in Cairo


    CHURCHILL. Flies to Cyprus in R.A.F.uniform..speaks


    CHURCHILL. Flies to Cairo..flies to Tripoli..greets Montgomery..address & reviews troops..Highlanders march past


    CYPRUS. Mr. Churchill flies to..speaks


    FLAGS Union Jack hoisted in Tripoli


    GUNS. Bofor in action in Africa


    HAREWOOD. Rear Admiral Sir Henry. W. Churchill in Cairo


    LAMPSON Sir Miles W. Churchill in Cairo


    MILITARY BRITISH. Advance to TRIPOLI..J.U. 87 crash & wreck..Red Cross.. casualties..few German prisoners..tanks advance.. Brens enter Tripoli..Montgomery w. Italian Vice-Gov.. Highlanders w: pipes enter..P.M. reviews


    MONTGOMERY, Lt. General. C.U. Montgomery..w.Tripoli Italian Vice Gov:.


    PRISONERS OF WAR. Few Germans taken in Tripoli advance..Italian Vice Governor surrenders to Genral Montgomery


    RED CROSS. Attended A.A. casualties Beni Ulid Africa


    TANKS. Tanks advance to TRIPOLI..enter w. Piper


    TRIPOLI N. AFRICA (LIBYA) British troops enter. Italian Governor surrenders to Gen.Montgomery. Prime Minister Churchill arrives. Highlanders march past playing pipes. Aerial views


    WILSON, General SIR HENRY MAITLAND (C in C British Troops in Egypt). In Cairo w.Churchill

    World War II, WWII, World War Two, Allies, Benito Amilcare Andrea Mussolini , Second World War, Battle of Egypt, Battle of Libya
    Background: General Montgomery's 8th Army captures the city of Tripoli for Allied forces

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    Film ID:
    VLVA92VEWWPC4NWK61QJ6X1V8MF0J
    Media URN:
    VLVA92VEWWPC4NWK61QJ6X1V8MF0J
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont British Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    23/01/1943
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:05:37:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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