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  • Short Summary

    Footage of large artillery pieces being fired in the desert.

  • Description

    Unused / unissued material - dates and locations unclear or unknown.

    Bardia and Beyond - February 1941.

    Various C/Us and L/Ss of numerous captured Italian soldiers in the desert. Some of the men smile for the camera. M/S of soldier lying down stroking Jack Russell type dog.

    Various shots of Italian bodies and small arms lying around after battle. British soldier show family photos taken from body. M/S of British soldier looking though family photographs found on body. Several shots of barrels of supplies and L/Ss of military vehicles.

    Various good shots of 55 and 25 pounder guns firing during daytime barrage in the desert. L/Ss of soldiers running towards camera. More shots of artillery piece being fired.

    Cataloguer's note: There are several items with the same title.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    hd format:
    4K at Filmfinity, HD at Filmfinity
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:49:35:00 / 01:55:42:00
    UN 249 B

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