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  • Short Summary

    El Alamein desert advance of British troops.

  • Description

    El Alamein, Egypt.

    Artillery signallers relaying gun positions at advanced post. Several shots of 25 pound artillery guns barrage in desert. Various shots of advancing British troops, bren gun carriers and tanks moving at speed over desert. Various shots of captured German soldiers being rounded up. Various shots of the tanks advancing through the desert. Several shots of the troops seated in desert, eating. More shots of the tanks moving fast through the desert, clouds of dust behind them. They are trying to avoid German shelling. Various shots of infantry advancing through clouds of smoke screen, some have bayonets fixed - heavy German shelling around.

    Note: The original story can be found in the Pathe Gazettes issue 42/91.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1811.09
    Media URN:
    60640
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:08:15:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:28:40:00 / 01:36:55:00
    Canister:
    UN 319 A

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