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    Pictures of unparalleled historic interest show the tremendous enthusiasm greeting the British Forces which occupied

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    TUNISIA: Mateur:
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    Mateur, N. Africa: SELECTED SCENES: U.S. Enter Mateur.

    GV hills and Mateur. SCU sign "MATEUR" on roadside. LBV transport with U.S. troops along road. LV four American soldiers walking and talking with French Doctor in a beret. SCU officer talking to French doctor. CU French doctor talking.

    Wrecked Quayside Buildings and Stupendous Welcome of the French to the British in Tunis.

    LV wrecked quayside warehouse pan to sunken ship in harbour. SV oil drums under gutted warehouse structure.

    SELECTED SCENES: CU mass of oil drums and sunken ship in b-d. LTV gutted warehouses on quayside. GTV gutted warehouses on quayside. CUBV British transports thru crowds in street, with troops. LBV lorry with troops in background and crowd cheering in foreground, CU more transports past camera. SV infantry and transport thru town crowds watching. LV lorry under viaduct. CU man type doing "V" sign with arms in cheering crowd. CU people laughing cheering and giving "V" sign. CU despatch rider being hugged in cheering crowd. SV travel shot thru mass cheering crowds. LV travel shot people on balcony waving and giving "V" sign,""

    Massicault, N. Africa: CU map scenes - arrow to Massicault. CU sign "OUR AIM IS TUNIS". LV pan lorry load of troops along pan to BV drawing gun. LV pan small lorry raising cloud of dust. GV British tanks advancing along plain and CU machinegunner in foreground. GBV troops advancing across plain. GV Churchill tank fires. CU gun firing. CU tank gun firing. CU tank gun firing. LBV priest gun fired by soldiers. LV troops fire mortar gun. SV sign "MASSICAULT" pan to BV lorries along road with troops. GV lorries along road with troops. LV lorries along road with troops. SV tanks and lorries along road with troops. LV and SV Herman Goering regiment prisoner lying on ground. CU dejected prisoner lying on ground of Goering regiment. CU Goering prisoner sitting on ground. GV German graveyard, burning tank in background. SV German graveyard and burning tank in background. GV prisoners camp with mass prisoners. SV mass prisoners behind wire receiving rations. SCU mass prisoners receiving rations. SV Italian sailor receiving rations. SV bearded prisoner. SV Italian Grenadier laughing. CU Italian of high rank.

    Tunis, N. Africa: ROLL 2. CU travel shot sign "TUNIS." SBV British reconnaissance cars advancing very slowly along road. GV reconnaissance cars advancing very slowly along road. LV railway lines pan to British tank. LV civilians taking cover behind trees to watch fighting. LV British soldier with rifle at the ready walking along street. SBV soldiers with Bren guns on the lookout. GV burning German lorry. SV burning German lorry. LV British soldier with rifle on guard pan to German prisoners. SV dead Italian. GV prisoners along road. LV and SV prisoners past burning lorry. GV British armoured vehicles past burning lorry continuing advance. LV British tank firing, pan to flats. SV British troops firing rifles at flats. LV flats pan to crowds coming out of cover. SV German surrendering. SV another German surrendering...

    LV German wounded being attended to. SV woman giving German drink of water. SV British soldier giving German lying on stretcher drink of water. SV German lying on stomach being given drink of water by French girl. LV troops advancing along road.

    ROLL 3. Stupendous Welcome of the British Liberating Forces by the French in Tunis. SV and CU Alexander and Conningham in car looking at map. AV harbour and town of Tunis. AV wrecked planes on drome. AV docks. Pan up wrecked mole to damaged warehouses. SV pan wrecked/warehouses. LV oil drums and wrecked ship. LV thru warehouse of wrecked ship. SV travel shot into street up to crowd in mass cheering and giving "V" sign. SV war correspondents in lorry amongst cheering crowd. CU crowd doing "V" sign and waving flag and laughing. SV kids on lorry doing "V" sign passing camera. SV towards people stacked high on lorry. SV old boy with flag accompanied by young women. SV people on car almost runs people down. CU girl on balcony and mass crowd below. STV British patrol passing thru crowd at dusk. CU Frenchman patting patrol on back at dusk. LV German prisoners and Italians singing as they march out of town. SV German prisoners waving. LV Municipal building decorated with flags. SV German Mayor of town out of car with staff. SV German mayor into Municipal building. GTV British lorries thru mass crowds. CUBV transport thru mass crowd. LV angle shot man on balcony doing "V" sign with outstretched arms. CUBV transports with British thru cheering crowd. SV woman on balcony throwing kisses and doing "V" sign. GTV lorry thru mass crowd. SV soldier lorry shaking hands with crowds as he passes... SV tommies with mass people on pavement cheering. CU despatch rider with goggles being kissed by man. SV tommies on lorry shaking hands with crowd. CU crowd doing "V" sign and cheering and laughing. LV troops on transport acknowledging cheers from crowd. CU crowd doing "V" sign and cheering. LV transports thru cheering crowd. CU very pretty girl cheering and laughing. SV soldier on transport shaking hands with crowd as he passes. CU people in crowd cheering and giving "V" sign. SV and CU woman passionately kissing tommy. LV German prisoners in lorry thru crowd. SV prisoners in lorry past crowd waving goodbye. GV mass crow d carrying banners. CU mass crowd carrying banners "VIVE LA VICTOIRE DE LA COALITION ANGLO-SOVIETO-AMERICAINE." GV mass crowd cheering and doing "V" sign and laughing. CU British soldier drinking in mass crowd. STV pan mass crowd cheering pan to people holding picture of King and Queen. CU pan mass cheering crowd doing "V" sign. SV people with flags of France, U.S.A. and Union Jack in mass crowd. Long Side View people with flags in mass crowd. GV mass crowd with Cross of Lorraine flag, U.S.A. and Union Jack. ROTA BLUE AND ORIG. NEG.

    SELECTED SCENES: LV wrecked quayside warehouse pan to sunken ship in harbour. SV oil drums under gutted warehouse structure. CU mass of, oil drums and sunken ship in background. LTV gutted warehouses on quayside. GTV gutted warehouses on quayside. CUBV British transports thru crowds in street with troops. LBV lorry with troops in background and crowd cheering in foreground, CU more transport past camera. SV infantry and transport thru town crowds watching.

    SELECTED SCENES: LV lorry under viaduct. CU man type doing "V" sign with arms in cheering crowd. CU People laughing cheering and giving "V" sign. CU despatch rider being hugged in cheering crowd. SV travel shot thru mass cheering crowds. LV travel shot people on balcony waving and giving "V" sign.

    Tebourba, N. Africa: CU map, arrow converging on Tunis. CU Lorry thru dust. CU wheel of lorry thru dust pan to BV drawing gun. LV tan thru dust. CU lorry thru dust. GV tanks thru dust. GV battle and dust. LV tank gun fires. SV and SV tank gun fires. SV tank gun fires. LV machineguns firing in field. SBV machinegunners firing in field. GV tanks advancing and explosions. LV wrecked German gun, British tank passes in background. LV wrecked Tiger tank. CU soldier pointing out anti-tank shell damage. LV lorry load of German prisoners guarded by British driving in their own lorry. SV lorry with German prisoners. LBV British tank along road and civilians waving. STV travel shot past crowd waving. SV travel shot crowd waving pan to British soldiers in tank. SV pan man on bike carrying Cross of Lorraine and another carrying French flag. SV group of women waving French flag.

    Medjez-El-Bab, N. Africa: Picturesque sunset scene. GV Sunrise scene and troops moving forward. CU side view tank past at sunrise GV dawn shot tank and Bren carriers going forward SV tank with troops moving forward at sunrise. SV tank past, soldier at work with pick in foreground at sunrise. GTV daylight shot guns firing. LV guns firing. CU officer looking at watch, gives order to fire. GV pan overlooking valley, troops and tanks moving forward. SV Churchill tank moving forward. GTV valley, tanks moving forward. LTV tanks moving forward. GV formation of 17 bombers in air. GV pan infantry moving forward. GV tanks moving forwards, troops following. Map Scene - arrows to Mateur. GV vehicles along road advancing to Medjez-El-Bab battle area, grass waving in foreground. LV vehicles along road to battle area and men searching for mines at side of road. SV tank and lorries along road. GBV troops advancing across open grass ground. GV CU and SV troops fire priest gun. GTV pan tanks and troops advancing across open ground. LV Churchill tank firing gun. SV Churchill tank firing gun. GV troops firing mortar gun. LV troops firing mortar gun. SV troops firing mortar gun. GV smoke over battle area. CU BV angle shot legs of troops charging forward with bayonets. Semi Side View troops charging forward with bayonets. SCU soldier firing rifle from behind rock. LV smoking mound. SCU soldier firing rifle from behind rock. LV German pops up head from smoking mound and surrenders to soldiers. LV Germans advancing with hands raised. LV German prisoners along road. SV legs of prisoners pan to Bren carrier with British and soldier holding German helmet on bayonet. LV many German prisoners along road.

    GV smashed German Tiger Mark VI tank. SV smashed Tiger tank. LV Tiger tank with turret blown off. GV and CUBV wrecked German big gun. LV and SV Alexander, Anderson and Conningham,

    Mateur, N. Africa: GV hills and mateur? SCU sign "MATEUR" on roadside. LBV transport with U.S. soldiers along road. LV four U.S. soldiers walking and talking with a French Doctor in a beret. SCU officer talking to French Doctor. CU French doctor talking.

    MEDJEZ-EL-BAB, AFRICA: ROLL I.

    Picturesque sunset scene. (GV sunrise scene... troops moving forward.)...12508 CU side view tank past at sunrise. (GV dawn shot tanks and Bren carriers going forward.) SV tank with troops moving forward at sunrise. SV tank past, soldier at work with pick in foreground at sunrise. GTV daylight shot guns firing. LV guns firing. CU officer looking at watch, gives order to fire. GV pan overlooking valley troops and tanks moving forward. SV Churchill tank moving forward. GTV valley, tanks moving forward. LTV tanks moving forward. GV formation of 17 bombers in air. GV pan infantry moving forward. GV tanks moving forward, troops following. Map, Scene, arrows to Mateur. GV vehicles along road advancing to Medjez-el-Bab battle area, grass waving in foreground. LV vehicles along road to battle area and men searching for mines at side of road. SV tank and lorries along road. GBV troops advancing across open grass ground. GV CU and SV troops fire Priest gun. GTV pan tanks and troops advancing across open ground. LV Churchill tank firing gun. SV Churchill tank firing gun. GV troops firing mortar gun. LV troops firing mortar gun. SV troops firing mortar gun. GV smoke over battle area. CU BV angle shot legs of troops charging forward with bayonets. Semi Side View troops charging forward with bayonets. SCU soldier firing rifle from behind rock. LV smoking mound. SCU soldier firing rifle from behind rock. LV German pops head up from smoking mound and surrenders to soldier. LV Germans advancing with hands raised. LV German prisoners along road. SV legs of prisoners pan to Bren carrier with British and soldier holding German helmet on bayonet. LV many German prisoners along road. GV smashed German Tiger Mark Vi tank. SV smashed Tiger tank. LV Tiger tank with turret blown off. GV and CUBV wrecked German big gun. LV Alexander and Anderson and Conningham. SV Alexander, Anderson and Conningham.

    Massicault, Africa: Fight for And Entry Into Massicault.

    CU maps scene - arrow to Massicault. CU sign "our aim is Tunis." LV pan lorry load of troops along pan to BV drawing gun. LV pan small lorry raising cloud of dust. GV British tanks advancing along plain and CU machine-gunner in foreground. GBV troops advancing across plain. GV Churchill tank fires. CU gun firing. CU tank gun firing. CU tank gun firing. LBV priest gun fired by soldiers. LV troops fire mortar gun. SV sign "MASSICAULT" pan to BV lorries along road with troops. GV lorries along road with troops. LV lorries along road with troops. SV tanks and lorries along road with troops. LV and SV Herman Goering regiment prisoners lying on ground. CU dejected prisoner lying on ground of Goering regiment. CU Goering prisoner sitting on ground. GV German graveyard, burning tank in background. SV German graveyard and burning tank in background. GV prisoners camp with mass prisoners. SV mass prisoners behind wire receiving rations. SCU mass prisoners receiving rations. SV Italian sailor receiving rations. SV bearded Italian type. SV smiling and eating German prisoner. SV Italian Grenadier laughing. CU Italian of high rank,

    ROLL 2. Fighting in Terrible Dust for & Entry Into Tebourba & Welcome of Inhabitants.

    Tebourba, Africa: CU map, arrow converging on Tunis. CU lorry thru dust. CU wheel of lorry thru dust pan to BY drawing gun. LV tank thru dust. CU lorry thru dust. GV tanks thru dust. GV battle and dust. LV tank gun fires. SV and SV tank gun fires. SV tank gun fires. LV machine-gunners firing in field. SBV machine-gunners firing in field. GV tanks advancing and explosions. LV wrecked German gun, British tank passes in background. LV wrecked Tiger tank. CU soldier pointing out anti-tank shell damage. CU lorry load of German prisoners guarded by British driving in their own lorry. SV lorry with German prisoners. LBV British tank along road and civilians waving. STV travel shot past crowd waving. SV travel shot crowd waving pan to British soldiers in tank. SV pan man on bike carrying Cross of Lorraine and another carrying French flag. SV group of women waving French flag.

    Tunis, Africa: Mass German & Italian Prisoners Captured on Outskirts of Tunis. ROLL 2.

    CU travel shot sign "TUNIS." SBV British reconnaissance cars advancing very slowly along road. GV reconnaissance cars advancing very slowly along road. LV railway lines pan to British tank. LV civilians taking cover behind trees to watch fighting. LV British soldier with rifle at the ready walking along street. SBV soldiers with Bren guns on the lookout. GV burning German lorry. SV burning German lorry. LV British soldier with rifle on guard pan to German prisoners. SV dead Italian. GV prisoners along road. LV and SV prisoners past burning lorry. GV British armoured vehicles past burning lorry continuing advance.

    British Machine-gunners Attack Block of Flats Held by German Snipers.

    LV British tank firing, pan to block of flats held by German snipers. SBV British troops firing at flat at point blank range. LV British tank firing pan to flats. SV British troops firing rifles at flats. LV flats pan to crowds coming out of cover. SV German surrendering. SV another German surrendering.

    French Women Tend German Wounded.

    LV German wounded being attended to. SV woman giving German drink of water. SV British soldier giving German lying on stretcher drink of water. SV German lying on stomach being given drink of water by French girl. LV troops advancing along road.

    ROLL 3. Stupendous Welcome of the British Liberating Forces by the French in Tunis.

    SV and CU Alexander and Conningham in car looking at map. AV harbour and town of Tunis. AV wrecked planes on drome. AV docks. Pan up wrecked mole to damaged warehouses. SV pan wrecked warehouses. LV oil drums and wrecked ship. LV thru warehouse of wrecked ship. SV travel shot into street up to crowd in mass cheering and giving "V" sign. SV war correspondents in lorry amongst cheering crowd. CU crowd doing "V" sign and waving flag and laughing. SV kids on lorry doing "V" sign passing camera. SV towards people stacked high on lorry. SV old boy with flag accompanied by your women. SV people on car, almost runs people over. CU girl on balcony and mass crowd below.STV British patrol passing thru crowd at dusk. CU Frenchman patting patrol on lack dusk. LV German prisoners and Italians singing as they march out of town. SV German prisoners waving. LV Municipal building decorated with flags. SV German Mayor of town out of car with staff. SV German Mayor into Municipal building. GTV British lorries thru mass crowds. CUBV transport thru mass crowd. LV angle shot man on balcony doing "V" sign with outstretched arms. CUBV transports with British thru cheering crowd. SV woman on balcony throwing kisses and doing "V" sign. GTV lorry thru mass crowd. SV soldier on lorry shaking hands with crowd as he passes. SV tommies with mass people on pavement cheering. CU despatch rider with goggles being kissed by man. SV tommies on lorry shaking hands with crowd. CU crowd doing "V" sign doing "V" sign cheering and laughing. LV troops on transport acknowledging cheers from crowd. CU crowd doing "V" sign and cheering. LV transports thru cheering crowd. CU very pretty girl cheering and laughing. SV soldier on transport shaking hands with crowd as he passes. CU people in crowd cheering and giving "V" sign. SV and CU woman passionately kissing tommy. LV German prisoners in lorry thru crowd. SV prisoners in lorry past crowd waving goodbye, GV mass crowd carrying banners. CU mass crowd carrying banners "VIVE LA VICTOIRE DE LA CO ALITION ANGLO-SOVIETO-AMERICAINE." GV mass crowd cheering and doing "V" sign and laughing. CU British soldier drinking in crowd. STV pan mass crowd cheering pan to people holding picture of King and Queen. CU pan mass cheering crowd doing "V" sign. SV people with flags of French, U.S.A. & Union Jack in mass crowd. Long Side View people with flags in mass crowd. GV mass crowd with Cro??? of Lorraine flag, ??? and Union Jack

    Mateur, N. Africa: SELECTED SCENES: U.S. Enter Mateur.

    GV hills and Mateur. SCU sign "MATEUR" on roadside. LBV transport with U.S. troops along road. LV four American soldiers walking and talking with French Doctor in a beret. SCU officer talking to French doctor. CU French doctor talking.

    Wrecked Quayside Buildings and Stupendous Welcome of the French to the British in Tunis.

    LV wrecked quayside warehouse pan to sunken ship in harbour. SV oil drums under gutted warehouse structure.

    SELECTED SCENES: CU mass of oil drums and sunken ship in b-d. LTV gutted warehouses on quayside. GTV gutted warehouses on quayside. CUBV British transports thru crowds in street, with troops. LBV lorry with troops in background and crowd cheering in foreground, CU more transports past camera. SV infantry and transport thru town crowds watching. LV lorry under viaduct. CU man type doing "V" sign with arms in cheering crowd. CU people laughing cheering and giving "V" sign. CU despatch rider being hugged in cheering crowd. SV travel shot thru mass cheering crowds. LV travel shot people on balcony waving and giving "V" sign,""

    Military - Active; Indigenous People; Camera Effects
    Background: Pictures of unparalleled historic interest show the tremendous enthusiasm greeting the British Forces which occupied

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    Film ID:
    VLVACIIZSFU8V3PS50992XMVBCJHE
    Media URN:
    VLVACIIZSFU8V3PS50992XMVBCJHE
    Group:
    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    07/05/1943
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:04:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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