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    Duke of Gloucester visits troops in Middle East.

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    Middle East.

    MS. Prince Henry, Duke of Gloucester, arriving at Middle East aerodrome and meeting high ranking British officers.

    MS. The Duke watches a crash action at antiaircraft gun emplacement. They do not fire.

    Various shots of the Duke visiting a French unit and inspecting troops. They look like a French Foreign Legion.

    Several shots of the very fast vehicles moving through the desert - one is civilian car and another is army vehicle. Duke amongst British troops.

    Various shots of the Duke visiting war graves at desert cemetery. He takes close look at the citations. Some close up shots of graves.

    Various shots of Duke as he goes on to meet an Indian detachment in the desert. The Duke in a jeep moves off for further inspections.

    Various shots of Duke taking a look at German tank which has been hit and burning out. CU. Sign: "Sidi Rezegh War Cemetery". Various shots of the Duke walking around the cemetery.

    Various shots of Duke's car arriving at desert encampment. He is welcomed by Arab soldiers on horseback and on camels. They ride alongside him over desert. Duke being greeted by the chiefs. Duke addresses gathering. Various shots of Arab men dancing before the horse soldiers and camels parade past.

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    Film ID:
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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:00:00 / 01:07:10:00
    UN 308 A

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