• Short Summary

    First German prisoners captured in North Africa. Scenes Showing Troops Advancing and Enemy Shelling. Prisoners?

  • Description

    WEST AFRICA: SENEGAL: Dakar:
    EXT
    GV Tanks and plane in hills.
    LV British troops walking up slope over hill.
    CU Soldier with gun walking up slope.
    PAN hills and enemy positions.
    CU Officer looking through binoculars
    Various shots of troops firing guns
    LS Showing shell bursts in distance.
    SV German prisoners being brought out of building.
    CU German prisoners.

    Frenchmen lined up PAN to line of planes.
    CU Pan from left to right. - Major General Bergeret (Assistant French High Commissioner). Major General Carl Spaatz (Commander of the Allied Air Forces in North Africa), Lt. Gen. Mendigal (Free French - Commander-in-Chief of the French Air Forces in Africa), and Major General James Doolitle (Commander US Air Forces)
    SV Colonel Willis handing over American flag to French officer.

    BV Spahis light cavalry unit (of French army) on horses lined up
    LV Four officers (as above) towards past pilots standing by planes
    CU American and French pilots standing by plane.
    GV Pan line of planes.
    GV Guards moving forward along top of hill.
    SV Guard walking past carrying Bren gun.
    LV Mortar carrier moving into position.
    CU Tracks of carrier through mud.
    SCU Men sitting on carrier as along past camera.
    GV British long range 25 pounder guns blasting out German positions on side of hill. LS Silhouette shot of guards on top of hill.

    NIGHT
    SV Dark shot of men creeping forward at night.
    BV Men creeping forward.
    Silhouette shot Guards bringing in prisoners.
    CU 30 year old German prisoner, with hands on top of his head, past camera.
    SV Three prisoners being brought in.

    World War II / WWII / military / prisoners of war / POWs / captured
    Background: First German prisoners captured in North Africa. Scenes Showing Troops Advancing and Enemy Shelling. Prisoners being brought in. General Anderson etc. American And French pilots with planes.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVACS8I848G1DX1ICWITW9EYRXKK
    Media URN:
    VLVACS8I848G1DX1ICWITW9EYRXKK
    Group:
    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/01/1942
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:33:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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