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    Reel 1.


    1.
    Maj. General Tapp, General officer commanding East Africa, addresses press party on arrival at Merti in the middle of the Northern Desert.


    2.
    Establishing shot of folder containing information of 'Sandstorm'.


    3.
    Briefing of officers...present position of enemy etc..


    4.
    C.U. of Officer in Charge of exercise.


    5.
    Brigade HQ, officer leaves dugout.


    6.
    Air strike, by Venoms of the RAF.


    7.
    Idle Guards manning 'enemy' tanks move across the desert.


    8.
    ??? Coldstream Guards dug in on bill side.


    9.
    Coldstreams charge enemy position.


    10.
    Second in command of the Coldstream Guards, Maj. Pemberton.



    Reel 2.


    1.
    Troops having their midday meal.


    2.
    Officer quenches thirst during break.


    3.
    Patrol moves along wadi.


    4.
    Shots taken from air of Cammeronions who were ???orth of the main party and having water supplies dropped to them from aircraft of the RAF.


    5.
    Shots taken from the ground of aircraft dropping supplies to troops out off from main force. Aircraft returns to base.




    Initials



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    Film ID:
    VLVAEFJJIZ5FC6C1S1KV2OKGMU6YT
    Media URN:
    VLVAEFJJIZ5FC6C1S1KV2OKGMU6YT
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    17/09/1959
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:05:27:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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