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    Armoured troops on the move, possibly during the Yom Kippur war in 1973.

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    Unused / unissued material - Colour material.

    Various shots of Israeli troops moving forward on armoured personnel carriers. When the vehicle stops the soldiers move off across the rocky landscape. LS showing smoke on the horizon - possibly from explosions. VS of Syrian or Egyptian POWs (Prisoners of War) captured by Soldiers. The Prisoners look a fairly ragged bunch. The POWs are loaded into the vehicle. VS of tanks on the move down the road. More vehicles drive past the camera. Travel shot from car - military vehicles are speeding in the other direction. VS of damaged tanks at roadside. LS of naked man washing by armoured vehicle - he may be a prisoner. More travel shots along road. Lots of vehicles head in the other direction. MS of soldier washing his hair outside.

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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Time in/Out:
    01:27:25:00 / 01:36:40:00
    UN 4681 D

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  1. Unknown user says

    This is certainly not the Egiptian front. It is the syrian front. It is clear from the landscape: specially the stones that can't be found on the eastern bank of Suez canal and are familliar with the Golan Heights landscape and buildings (as shown at the end of the film).
    also, on 4:45 minute of the film an Israeli cannon shown and it is written on it in Hebrew by the crew: ???? ????? which means: "Express to Damascus".
    The photographer was with the Israeli troops, so all the moving armours are Israel's and the destroyed tanks are also IDF tanks.


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