• Short Summary

    Italian troops return to control of Somaliland - British troops leave to make way for them.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Somaliland. Britons Make Way For Italians"

    Somaliland (part of Somalia).

    MV Italian servicemen coming ashore from boats. MV Somali people looking on. VS of Italians coming ashore from landing craft.

    SV British officials greeting General Arturo Ferra and Signor Gorini. MV Balcony of Government Palace with General Sir Arthur Dowler, Sig. Gorini and aides. SV British and Italian military police saluting. CU Italian MP. LV British flag being lowered from top of building. MV British flag being lowered from top of building. MV British troops presenting arms. SV Italian flag raised. VS of British troops of the East Surreys and Border Regiment marching away watched by local people. LV Italian troops riding off in lorry.

    Cataloguer's Note: The Italians return to control of Somaliland under United Nations rules. British troops relinquish their control of this former Italian colony - MD.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1462.23
    Media URN:
    47683
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    17/04/1950
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:52:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:30:31:00 / 01:31:23:00
    Canister:
    50/31

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