• Short Summary

    Britain soldiers learning to ski & wounded from Tunisian front on their way to Alexandria.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "BRITISH TROOPS LEARN TO SKI".

    Libya & Syria.

    Various shots of the British soldiers learning to ski in the Lebanon mountains. Instructors show them herring bone climbing and kick turns. Various shots of the ski troops after training show what they can do. They are moving across the snow and demonstrate fast downward runs.

    WOUNDED IN TRIPOLI - LIBYA

    Close up of map showing how far is from Tripoli in Syria to Tripoli in Libya. Various shots of the 8th Army wounded from the Tunisian front being put aboard hospital ship at Tripoli destined for Alexandria. They are all on stretchers.

    (Mute & Track Negs.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1083.09
    Media URN:
    38052
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    10/05/1943
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:10:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:16:53:00 / 01:19:03:00
    Canister:
    43/37

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