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    Newsreel pictures of allied troops Anglo-US landings in North Africa.

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    SLATE INFORMATION: The Road to Tunis

    Allied convoy under way. Various of ships in convoy. Long side view British troops on promenade deck. Americans on deck. General view of Naval ships and convoy - aircraft carrier signalling. Sailor signalling with lamp. General view of two battleships and aircraft carrier. Bow of ship and six large guns.

    Naval officer in cabin looking thru binoculars

    Aircraft carrier and battleship under way. Four Martlet planes lines up on deck of carrier showing U.S. Stars on wings. Seafire on deck with U.S. Stars on wings. Seafire on deck with U.S. markings on wings and fuselage. General view of Naval escort and convoy and planes circling. Swordfish plane takes off with U.S. Stars on wings. Martlet plane taking off with U.S. markings. Two officers on carrier looking thru glasses. General view of three planes in air. General view of ships in convoy thru calm sea. Troops doing exercises on deck. Throwing man thru human chain of hands. Close up angle shot underneath arms throwing man thru human chain of hands. Men pushing man round in ring. CU men pushing man round in ring. General view of destroyer ship in foreground and convoy in background. Naval officer looking thru binoculars. General view of battleship firing guns. Oerlikon gun firing. General views of battleship firing gun. Bofor gun firing. Shot A.A. bursts in air. General view of aircraft carrier and two battleships. Shot showing Martlet plane almost lands with RAF marking and turns away again. Landing officer directing planes. Martlet landing on deck showing U.S.markings.

    Military officer giving out pictures to Fleet Air Arm men. Airmen looking at pictures.

    General view of allied convoy PAN. Commander on Naval vessel giving orders to sailors. Side view Commander giving orders to sailors. Sailors listening. Dutch flag on ship and two men at gun below. Close up of Dutch flag on ship. Side view British troops on board ship being inspected. British troops line up. British troops being inspected. British soldier in steel helmet. American troops cleaning rifles and automatics. Various of American soldier fixing automatic weapon. Various of sailors repairing landing craft. GRAPHIC Map of Algeria

    MOROCCO: Casablanca:
    General view of battleships at sea. Battleship firing gun.

    Gun fire scenes and tracers. Beach.

    Allied troops in distance. American soldier (US army) running forward with tommy gun. General view of column of smoke rising from Casablanca. Wrecked building PAN U.S. soldiers with French officers and sailors. U.S. soldier on guard at sailors barracks and dead man covered up on ground. US troops guarding group of prisoners. General views of Casablanca and harbour from sea. Damaged warehouse. Rubble and debris on quayside. Various of wrecked ships in harbour.

    General view of Fedala front showing petroleum tanks and shipping. Captured Germans being marched out for exercise, guarded by U.S. troops. General view of entrance to damaged hotel at Fedala, where conference was held, U.S. troops at entrance. General Nogues arrives past U.S. guards and salutes flag. U.S. Regimental flag and U.S. flags held by U.S. soldiers. Admiral Michelier saluting flag and U.S. Regiment flag lowered. Party walking into hotel.
    Background: Newsreel pictures of allied troops Anglo-US landings in North Africa.

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    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
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