• Short Summary

    A short film showing El Alamein today.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "ALAMEIN TO-DAY".

    El Alamein (Al Alamain), Egypt.

    Various shots of the deserted railway station in Alamein. Close up shot of the signs left by the army that once fought in this area. Long shot of a large expanse of desert where the 8th Army had passed. Various shots of the enemy mechanised armour lined up across the desert. Various shots of the dugouts and sandbag emplacements. Various shots of the cemetery in the El Alamein cemetery with the crosses of British and Allied soldiers. Next to them are the crosses of the German and Italian dead.

    (Mute & Track Negs.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1095.09
    Media URN:
    38583
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    25/10/1943
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:17:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:14:56:00 / 01:16:13:00
    Canister:
    43/85

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