• Short Summary

    Tank units and armoured infantry of the Israeli Reserve Forces took part in a "live" exercise on the Sinai Desert on Friday (November 27).

  • Description

    1.
    GV Armoured units in Sinai Desert. (4 shots)
    0.14

    2.
    GV PAN, troops talking to israeli Commander Bar-Lev. (4 shots)
    0.30

    3.
    GV Troops observe tanks during exercise.
    0.34

    4.
    GV Sherman tanks across desert. (4 shots)
    0.51

    5.
    GV Soldiers on tank.
    0.54

    6.
    GV Tanks firing (4 shots)
    1.09

    7.
    SV Tanks through dust.
    1.18

    8.
    GV PAN, tanks firing.
    1.20

    9.
    SV Tank through dust. (2 shots)
    1.33

    10.
    GV Helicopter landing
    1.36

    11.
    CV Bar-Lev walks to helicopter & lifts-off. (4 shots)
    1.47

    12.
    GV Troops in desert.
    1.52



    Initials BB/AW/CO/21.45 BB/AW/CO/21.30



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: Tank units and armoured infantry of the Israeli Reserve Forces took part in a "live" exercise on the Sinai Desert on Friday (November 27). The exercise was watched by Israeli Commander-in-Chief Lt. General Haim Bar-Lev.

    Live ammunition was used for most part of the Desert exercise which was carried out with the air support of the israeli Air Force. As well as General Bar-Lev, a number of other high ranking Israeli military personnel were present.

    Recently Egyptian Prime Minister Mahmoud Fawzi warned Israel that there was no chance of peace between their countries so long as Israel insisted on occupying Egyptian soil.

    Sherman tanks and half-track vehicles were used in the realistic Sin Desert military exercise.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVANABSMMLJ3NRH2GZOBX6JIUI1
    Media URN:
    VLVANABSMMLJ3NRH2GZOBX6JIUI1
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    27/11/1970
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:52:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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