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    French troops land at Arzew in Algeria.

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    Unissued / Unused material.

    Disembarking manoeuvres at Arzew, Near Oran, Algeria.

    Various shots invasion craft at sea. Various shots invasion barges beaching. MS sunlit sea from moving ship. MS French troops in invasion barges. Various shots troops disembarking from barge and wading ashore. MS machine gunner running from sea onto beach. LS French mine detector at work. Various shots French soldier making out cleared lane through a mine field. Various shots bulldozer clearing sand dunes on beach. LS bulldozer disembarking from invading barge and driving through water and towing coils of wire. Various shots troops and equipment coming ashore.

    LS troops at action stations on beach. Various shots coils of wire matting being hauled onto beach. LS army vehicles driving from landing barge through water. MS unrolling wire matting on beaches. LS artillery driving from barge onto beach. LS bulldozer on beach. Various shots troops wading ashore. LS heavy tank driving ashore. MS alligator driving ashore. LS tank pan to infantry clambering up slope. MS crab tank coming ashore. Various shots Dukws coming ashore. Various shots infantry digging in on beach. MS machine gunners. MS digging in. MS signals crew in operation.

    MS field telephone operator. Various shots officers surveying the field. CU soldier looking through binoculars. MS riflemen, pan to troops wading ashore. CU two French soldiers. LS Vampire jets flying overhead. LS French Breguit light bombers flying overhead in formation. LS two Breguit bombers flying over. LS a craft flying overhead. Various shots bombs falling on beach. LS Breguit bombers swooping down over beachhead. LS Vampire jet fighters swooping over beachhead.

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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:
    01:43:38:00 / 01:48:34:00
    UN 2363 B

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