• Short Summary

    British army retaliates when German planes bomb British ship in Tobruk Harbour.

  • Description

    Title reads: "Attack on Tobruk Harbour".

    Libya, North Africa.

    Various shots of British soldiers walking cautiously under barbed wire. M/S of soldiers walking along a trench. L/S of German aeroplanes flying overhead. M/S of group of soldiers, one sits in a tin bath, another holds the hose. They see the planes and run for cover, the one in the bath ducks under the water (looks like bit of comedy staged for camera).

    Various shots of British soldiers firing antiaircraft artillery at planes German planes (looks like authentic shots of battle, not like some previous shots). Various shots of bombs exploding next to British merchantman ship in harbour. More shots of British soldiers firing antiaircraft guns. M/S of smouldering wreck of crashed German aeroplane.

    Note: also written as Tobruch, Tubruq.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1099.22
    Media URN:
    38326
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    31/07/1941
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:01:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:31:59:00 / 01:33:00:00
    Canister:
    41/61

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