• Short Summary

    Lancastershire Fusiliers surround the police headquarters and call for surrender, but the Egyptians fire on them and begin a six hour siege of the building, resulting in the taking of prisoners of war, and over 40 are ultimately killed

  • Description

    SLATE INFORMATION: Special! The Battle of Ismailia: Dramatic Under Fire Pictures Filmed at Great Risk by British Newsreel Cameraman A.R. Edmonds

    EGYPT: Ismailia:
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    ARMOURED CARS. Good shots British vehicle in Battle of Ismailia.

    DEATH Shots dead Egyptian Police in Ismailia after battle with Lancashire Fusiliers..wounded and captives etc

    EGYPT. Battle for Ismailia, Egyptian Police ordered to resist British troops. Lancashire Fusiliers surround Police H.Q. Shots armoured car and tank. Street fighting with rifles & brens shots C.U. tanks attack walls of building followed by charge.. soldiers wounded.. stretcher-bearers. Surrender of Egyptians .. shots of captives, searched, high ranking police captured..receive first aid. Shots of dead etc. and ammunition. etc.

    GUNS. C.U. Shots British troops with rifles and brens firing and reloading in Battle of Ismailia

    LANCASHIRE FUSILIERS. In Egypt Battle of Ismailia.. surround Police H.Q.C.U. Firing etc in street fighting etc..charge after tanks over walls etc..wounded.. stretchers bearers.. officer hit directs from stretcher..take prisoners after the surrender.. interrogate etc etc

    PRISONERS OF WAR.. Egyptian Police surrender to British troops after Battle of Ismailia.. shots high-ranking officers etc taken prisoner..searched and interrogated etc

    TANKS. Shots Centurion tank concealed in trees..several attack walls of Police H.Q. in Battle of Ismailia..charge etc supported by troops

    Egypt; Military - Active

    war, Liberation Army, Centurion tanks
    Background: Lancastershire Fusiliers surround the police headquarters and call for surrender, but the Egyptians fire on them and begin a six hour siege of the building, resulting in the taking of prisoners of war, and over 40 are ultimately killed

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA9OFV6HP56KRI9DOR332TRCFAQ
    Media URN:
    VLVA9OFV6HP56KRI9DOR332TRCFAQ
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont British Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    31/01/1952
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:04:05:00
    Time in/Out:
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    Canister:
    N/A

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