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  • Short Summary

    Australian Cavalry troops riding through desert in Egypt.

  • Description

    Australians in Egypt.

    Men on horseback riding on road; tents in BG. Australian Army soldiers on a makeshift barge or ferry; made of a raft-like platform on top of 2 small rowing boats; on the River Nile. Cavalry riding over desert sand. One horse acts up a bit.

    CU group of soldiers working to pull a heavy gun over hill in sand - they lay down jacket; some pull on ropes & some push; but it's stuck. Finally CU team horses pulling other supplies turning around. They hitch horses up to the gun and pull it out. Troops heading away pulling guns.

    ANZACs; military; artillery; weapons; troop movement; Dominions.

    Also ON 413 Q.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1924.15
    Media URN:
    73405
    Group:
    Old negatives
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1914 - 1918
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:54:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:15:42:00 / 01:18:36:00
    Canister:
    ON 144 N

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