• Short Summary

    Airforce - Active; Personalities - Politicians; Iraq; Prince Abdul Illah of Iraq; Royalty; Military - Active
    ROYAL AIR FORCE IRAQ; THE SIEGE OF HABBANIYAH.

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    SLATE INFORMATION - HABBANIYAH SIEGE: FIRST PICTURES

    IRAQ; Habbaniya Aerodrome

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    CU British Tommy looking at sign post:- "London Bagdad" etc. "R.A.F. Habbaniya." LV pan desert airdrome of Habbaniya. CU two British Tommies firing machine guns. Pan shot German plane in air. GV bomb exploding on airdrome. GV troops in sun hats in shade taking cover. CU army type in sun hat. GV Messerschmitt bomber machine gunning village. GV Hurricane chasing Messerschmitt. GV village and smoke from Messerschmitt. pan of troops guarding position along river and troops getting into row boat. GV explosion on dyke. GV break in dyke and prisoners filling sand bags. SV prisoner with pick pan to prisoners carrying sand bags. SV prisoners emptying sand bags into river. SV Captain Roosevelt and Major-General Clark watching prisoners at work. Roosevelt wearing dark glasses.

    Close Regent of Iraq Crown Prince Abd al-Il??h speaking to ministers and military officials. CU Regent in military uniform minus hat. SV Regent with ministers and military officials walking towards camera and smoking a cigarette;

    GOOD SCENES

    Crown Prince Abd al-Il??h of Iraq speaking with soldiers; lose Crown Prince Abd al-Il??h of Iraq walking and looking towards camera
    Background: Airforce - Active; Personalities - Politicians; Iraq; Prince Abdul Illah of Iraq; Royalty; Military - Active
    ROYAL AIR FORCE IRAQ; THE SIEGE OF HABBANIYAH. HABBANIYA

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    Film ID:
    VLVAAMD6YBM8E4SHJUFK96ZN66RSV
    Media URN:
    VLVAAMD6YBM8E4SHJUFK96ZN66RSV
    Group:
    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    19/06/1941
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:21:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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