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  • Short Summary

    Allied troops occupy Derna, Libya.

  • Description

    Derna (Darnah), Libya.

    Panning shot of Derna harbour. Exterior of a mosque in Derna, or large church. Various shots of Allied troops and lorries arriving in Derna main square. Long panning shot of Derna harbour. Greeks in Derna entering one of their churches - a service is held inside. Shots of the Greek Archbishop and the congregation. Various shots of captured Italian planes. Panning shot over Derna, pan to surrounding countryside - two allied soldiers come into frame. Convoy of lorries. Various shots of badly damaged buildings on the outskirts. Pro Italian writings are seen on some walls. Italian lorries being abandoned on the beech. People outside the Town Hall reading the proclamation of occupation by the British. Close up shot of poster 'Proclamation Under British Military Government'. More shots of the city and surrounding countryside.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1657.12
    Media URN:
    70878
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    1941
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:04:26:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:21:26:00 / 01:25:52:00
    Canister:
    UN 267 G

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