• Short Summary

    The latest development on Tunisian front.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "CLOSING IN ON TUNIS".

    Tunisia.

    British soldiers walking along Tunisian road. They past a signpost "Enfidaville". Various shots of heavy field guns in action in Takrouna area. 8th Army soldiers entering a building in Takrouna. Various shots of tanks on Banana Ridge keeping watch on the action in the battle for Medjez-el-Bab. During the battle German ME 109 planes come overhead. Two are seen to hit the ground in flames. Various shots of a large group of Austrian prisoners being brought in. Various air to air shots of American Mitchell bombers over Tunisia - they drop bombs.

    (Mute & Track Negs.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1083.11
    Media URN:
    38054
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    10/05/1943
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:12:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:20:25:00 / 01:22:37:00
    Canister:
    43/37

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