• Short Summary

    Veterans of the Eighth Army celebrate the fourth anniversary of the Battle of Alamein at Royal Albert Hall, with footage from the Second Battle of Alamein and a speech by Winston Churchill

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    SLATE INFORMATION: Men of Alamein Remember Four Years Ago

    ENGLAND: London: Westminster: Knightsbridge: Royal Albert Hall:
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    ALAMEIN & ALAMEIN REUNION Men of Alamein remember 4 years ago. Good shots of the gathering at the Albert Hall. Monty and Churchill Present. Shots of guns during the Alamein Barrage barrage. Shot of station sign "Alamein". Shot of Desert Graves and tombstone "of one who fell" Afrika Corps Prisoners coming in. Shot of the Sphinx and Pyramids. Hoisting of Union Jack over Tripoli


    WINSTON CHURCHILL Shots of Winston Churchill arriving in Tripoli after its fall and taking the march past of British soldiers


    GRAVES Library shot of graves from "Men of Alamein remember"


    HOLLAND New plantation at Sluis to replace war-time damage


    LILY MARLENE The song sung by Doreen Harris at the Alamein Re-union dinner from the Albert Hall.


    MONTGOMERY Shots of Monty during the Eight Army celebrations at The Albert Hall. Makes speech. Introduces Winston Churchill. Leads the cheering for Churchill


    PRISONERS OF WAR. Shots of Afrika Corps prisoners from library used in "Men of Alamein Remember"


    PYRAMIDS. Library shot of the Pyramids and Sphinx used in"Men of Alamein Remember etc."


    SPHINX Shot of the Sphinx and Pyramids used in "Men of Alamein" etc


    TRIPOLI N. AFRICA (LIBYA) Library shots of march into tripoli and hoisting of the Union Jack


    Military - Active; Ceremonies - Memorial

    Albertopolis, 8th Army, troops, soldiers, memorials, commemoration, ceremony, speech, speeches, Sir Winston Churchill
    Background: Veterans of the Eighth Army celebrate the fourth anniversary of the Battle of Alamein at Royal Albert Hall, with footage from the Second Battle of Alamein and a speech by Winston Churchill

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    Film ID:
    VLVABSBC8Z149W08GV0FERSWNP3H3
    Media URN:
    VLVABSBC8Z149W08GV0FERSWNP3H3
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont British Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    28/10/1946
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:06:25:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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