• Short Summary

    Film from the North African campaign showing Allied progress, including rendez-vous between the Eighth Army and US Forces and meeting between General Eisenhower and Field Marshall Montgomery.

  • Description

    LIBYA: Gabes Gap (Wadi Akarit):
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    GV pan about 12 Sherman tanks across desert. Semi side view Grant tank past camera. LBV six tanks across dessert. STV Montgomery with two officers looking at map. SBV Montgomery with two officers looking at map. GV pan shells falling on enemy position in hills. GV four tanks carrying artillery. LV explosion. Semi side view tank fires gun. SV two explosions. LV explosion pan to tank. CU firing machinegun from tank. SV dawn shot guns fire. CU gun fires from camouflage at dawn. CU dawn shot of soldier firing gun from camouflage. LV enemy position being shelled at dawn. SV gun fires from camouflage at dawn, CU gun fires from camouflage at dawn. LV gun fires from camouflage at dawn. CU gun fires from camouflage at dawn.
    Background: Film from the North African campaign showing Allied progress, including rendez-vous between the Eighth Army and US Forces and meeting between General Eisenhower and Field Marshall Montgomery.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAETR6T3IEJJL0T2BUSYL481QW9
    Media URN:
    VLVAETR6T3IEJJL0T2BUSYL481QW9
    Group:
    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    19/04/1943
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:39:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A
  • Part of…

    TUNISIA: The Last Phase: Latest film despatch from North Africa shows relentless Allied pressure on remaining enemy 'toe-hole'. Highlights of story are: meeting of Eighth Army and US Forces; visit of General Eisenhower to General Montgomery TUNISIA: The Last Phase: Latest film despatch from North Africa shows relentless Allied pressure on remaining enemy 'toe-hole'. Highlights of story are: meeting of Eighth Army and US Forces; visit of General Eisenhower to General Montgomery TUNISIA: The Last Phase: Latest film despatch from North Africa shows relentless Allied pressure on remaining enemy 'toe-hole'. Highlights of story are: meeting of Eighth Army and US Forces; visit of General Eisenhower to General Montgomery

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