• Short Summary

    Various shots of American soldiers on the move and bombers attacking North Africa.

  • Description

    Unused / unissued material. - Location and dates unknown / unclear.

    Various shots of General Dwight D Eisenhower being shown around by other senior American and British officers. MS of Ike chatting.

    Shots of soldiers digging holes. Various shots of artillery being fired. Shots of wrecked enemy tank. Shots of captured Prisoners of War (POWs).

    American troops advancing. Local people look on. Possibly in Greece.

    Motorised guns firing. Officers look with binoculars.

    Shots of bombers attacking. Airmen draw of planes and bombs. One of the bombs has 'Run, Rommel! Run!" written on it. Good air to air shots of American Liberator bombers flying in large group. They encounter flak (anti-aircraft fire). Good shots of bombs falling to earth.

    Various shots of American women nurses helping wounded troops into planes. Various shots of hospital planes.

    Cataloguer's Note: - This material is fairly cut about and seems to be from several different locations - both Europe and North Africa - MD.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1847.22
    Media URN:
    60922
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:41:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:20:25:00 / 01:24:06:00
    Canister:
    UN 712 A

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