• Short Summary

    British Commandos' assault into Albania, they help partisans seize back power from Germans.

  • Description

    Title reads: "British Fight in Albania".

    Albania.

    Various shots aboard warships approaching the coast of Albania. Commandos on warships start to dress and prepare for landings. Various shots of British troops landing with no trouble on rural coastline, they start to head inland over rough countryside. Various shots of soldiers returning sniper fire from a farmhouse.

    We see mortars being fired by British soldiers with help from Albanian guerilla fighter. M/S of soldiers standing over abandoned slit trench, pan down to show German dead body. Various shots of stretcher cases being carried back, they were injured by the 10 hour assault. Various shots of German prisoners being rounded up. The Commandos get back onto landing craft and wave goodbye to friendly Albanians partisans on the beach.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    1364.22
    Media URN:
    44758
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    14/08/1944
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:02:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:45:42:00 / 01:47:44:00
    Canister:
    44/65

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