• Short Summary

    The importance of supply ships in the Allied war effort is chronicled

  • Description

    SLATE INFORMATION: The Flowing Tidal Wave of Supply

    EGYPT: Suez Canal:
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    The importance of the smooth working of supply chains in the allied war effort is chronicled including the interior and exterior of supply ships, supplies being off loaded, included one large crate marked 'Chevrolet', people assembling war machines; followed by transport by trains


    CRANE Unloading crates of CHEVROLET cars from ship onto dock in Suez


    RAILWAYS. Stevedores load crates & supplies onto train in Middle East..train pulls out of station..whistle blows


    SHIPPING Ship docks in port in M.E. w. supplies for army, natives hurry on board to unload.. ship drops anchor..cranes lift crates on shore.. stevedores loading onto trucks..then to trains..


    SUEZ CANAL Ship unloads supplies for ultimate destination somewhere in Middle East..stevedores board ship. crane lifting crates ashore..loading on train..etc.


    United States of America

    World War II, WWII, World War Two, Second World War, war, Allies, Allied Troops, sailor, sailors
    Background: The importance of supply ships in the Allied war effort is chronicled

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVABC3C5UM51CR5TI3TH1CGPNTHE
    Media URN:
    VLVABC3C5UM51CR5TI3TH1CGPNTHE
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont British Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    04/05/1942
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:46:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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