• Short Summary

    Forest fire adds a new and deadly hazard to the antiterrorist drive in Cyprus.

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    Nineteen soldiers die in forest fire terror in Cyprus. It is possible that EOKA terrorists started the fire in order to escape the British patrols. GV. Forest fire burning at day. SV. Forest fire with trees burning. SV. Fallen tree blazing away. GV. Forest fire burning at night, & nearer shot. SV. Fire at its full height with trees blazing. SV. Fire blazing away, & LV. SV. Fire still burning with trees burnt out. CU. Flames burning round the tree trunk. LV. Trees blazing. LV. Burnt out military truck. SV. Two soldiers examining cans from burnt out truck. SV. Burnt out ambulance lying on its side. SV. Burnt out stretcher. SV. Troops leading hooded terrorists to show the hideout in the forest. LV. Hooded terrorists leading the way followed by British troops. GV. Troops moving forward through the forest past camera. GV. Troops in single columns moving along inside the forest to the hideout. SCU. Hooded terrorists showing where the hideout is. SV. Troops taking off corrugated iron sheet from top of hideout. SV. Troops covering hole. CU. Soldier standing on corrugated iron sheet. LV. Uncovered hideout. SV. Troops stamping down ground and filling out hideout. GV. Burnt out forest. SV. Burnt out trees. GV. Burnt out forest.

    (Lavender.) (Orig 'C') (Title Scene 'G')

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:32:50:00 / 01:34:13:00

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