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  • Short Summary

    Men of the REME at work repairing vehicles in a Desert workshop.

  • Description

    Unused / unissued material - location and dates unclear or unknown.

    VS Soldiers of the Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers (REME) desert workshop repairing damaged vehicles and guns. Good shots to show Engineers at work during Desert War. Shots of Welders and Coppersmiths at work in their tent. Various CU of signs showing various trades. (oddly includes CUs of Scorpion in desert sand). Damaged vehicles are towed in and guns are repaired. A light tank has its track repaired. (CU of snake). Shots of soldiers patrolling perimeter of camp - there is a barbed wire fence.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1667.07
    Media URN:
    60381
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:05:33:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:23:59:00 / 01:29:32:00
    Canister:
    UN 284 B

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    The vehicle coming in to shot at 03:55 is a Scammell Pioneer tank transporter, (this particular example being nicknamed "Snow White").

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