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  • Short Summary

    Dead Germans in the desert - horrifying footage.

  • Description

    Northern Africa.

    Various shots of British troops inspecting badly smashed bodies of a German antiaircraft gun crew in the desert. Horrifying footage.

    The gun appears to have a misfire in the muzzle so it exploded and killed the crew and attending vehicles - this remark found in the old record.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1811.01
    Media URN:
    60632
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:58:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:01:00 / 01:02:59:00
    Canister:
    UN 317 B

Comments (2)

  1. SilVal says

    The dead soldiers are Italian artillerymen, not german.
    Notice the shape of the steel helmets, and the five pointed stars that British soldiers are touching on the collar of a fallen soldier.

  2. Elmoslack says

    Pathe needs to amend the title and description of this item out of respect for the dead Italians. Definitely not Germans.

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