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  • Short Summary

    Allied troops occupy Benghazi.

  • Description

    Benghazi, Libya.

    Various shots of captured Italian tanks, rifles, lorries, field guns and other equipment collected in piles and dumps in the desert after the fall of Benghazi. Various shots of soldiers and local people interacting - playing football etc. Various shots of the people moving through the heavily bombed town and the people milling around. Various shots of Italian vessels sunk in the harbour. Various shots of Allied soldiers buying eggs from local people. A crude grave in the desert bearing three British soldiers killed in action. Their names are written on a crude wooden headstone. More shots of the Italian weapons piled at desert.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1657.20
    Media URN:
    70886
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1941
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:04:32:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:46:58:00 / 01:51:30:00
    Canister:
    UN 269 C

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