• Short Summary

    Egyptian troops prepare to take over the Cairo Citadel, which has been in the hands of the British Army since 1882; the keys are handed over, and the Union Jack is hauled down for the last time as British troops march out

  • Description

    Gaumont British Ident

    SLATE INFORMATION: The Union Jack is Struck Over Cairo's Citadel

    EGYPT: Cairo: The Saladin Citadel:
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    EGYPT. Shots of British troops moving out Citadel barracks in Cairo, Shots of the Union Jack being pulled down, of Egyptian troops moving in, shots of Gen. Allfrey shaking hands with the Egyptian chief of Staff,


    FLAGS. Indonesian national flag flying from building held by rebels in Sourabaya. Shots of the union Jack being pulled down in the citadel barracks in Cario, as Egyptian troops are taking over, shots of br Troops moving out, & of Egyptian Troops moving into the barracks Sq,


    MILITARY BRITISH. Shots of the British flag the union Jack, being pulled down as Egyption troops take over, in Cairo, the Citadel barracks, shots of Egyption Troops marching in to the Barracks square, & of British troops moving out, shots Gen Allfrey, shakes hands, with the Egyption staff,


    Egypt

    peacetime, postwar, post-war, soldiers, The Saladin Citadel of Cairo
    Background: Egyptian troops prepare to take over the Cairo Citadel, which has been in the hands of the British Army since 1882; the keys are handed over, and the Union Jack is hauled down for the last time as British troops march out

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVACWM9XB6OY5JWIG3QZ7OZSM922
    Media URN:
    VLVACWM9XB6OY5JWIG3QZ7OZSM922
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont British Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    11/07/1946
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:04:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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