• Short Summary

    As the Middle East war went into its second week on Saturday (13th October), Israel claimed that Egyptian forces on the Eat Bank of the Suez Canal were strengthening their defensive formations and bringing up more guided missiles.

  • Description

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    SV Israeli soldiers seated on ground in line (5 shots)
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    SV Israeli soldier seated on ground
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    3.
    GV Israeli soldiers standing inn formation with hands on back of heads (3 shots)
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    SV Egyptian soldier with gun at the ready guarding Israeli soldiers in formation
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    5.
    GV Israeli soldiers walking in formation under armed guard
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    ISRAEL SOLDIERS SEATED ON GROUND AND STANDING IN FORMATION GUARDED BY EGYPTIAN SOLDIER: CAPTURED SOLDIERS WALKING IN FORMATION UNDER ARMED GUARD.




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    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: As the Middle East war went into its second week on Saturday (13th October), Israel claimed that Egyptian forces on the Eat Bank of the Suez Canal were strengthening their defensive formations and bringing up more guided missiles.

    All week Egyptian troops and armour have been pouring across the canal into Sinai, held by Israel since the 1967 war. Egyptians say their attacks have smashed Israel's front line defences, and penetrated up to ten miles (16 kms) from the canal.

    The Egyptians have claimed four-hundred Israeli tanks, three-thousand Israeli dead, and about a thousand captured -- including forty-three pilots.

    On Tuesday (9th October), the Egyptians allowed cameramen to film members of an Israeli armoured unit they said were captured in the first Egyptian push across the canal.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAA0ASO57WDE4MJPGME4LO5KZ9P
    Media URN:
    VLVAA0ASO57WDE4MJPGME4LO5KZ9P
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    13/10/1973
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:09:00
    Time in/Out:
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    Canister:
    N/A

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