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