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  • Short Summary

    British troops enter Tobruk - many Germans surrender.

  • Description

    Tobruk, Libya.

    Symbolic shot of line of German prisoners walking towards camera carrying white flag of surrender.

    Various shots of the deserted town of El Adem, - empty buildings and streets, German signs on walls, clothes scattered around - the signs of quick German retreat.

    Close up shot of sign 'Tobruk'. Various shots of British convoy entering Tobruk. Men on foot, in tanks and in lorries moving through streets - all happy, smiling to camera. Some German soldiers walk towards British troops and surrender. Badly damaged buildings are seen in background.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1811.11
    Media URN:
    60642
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:50:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:43:07:00 / 01:45:57:00
    Canister:
    UN 319 C

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