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  • Short Summary

    Allied troops get onto troopships in North Africa in preparation for the Invasion of Sicily.

  • Description

    Unused / unissued material - dates unclear or unknown.

    Various shots of British and Commonwealth troops boarding troop ships prior to leaving North Africa for the Invasion of Sicily (Operation Husky - 1943). Very large numbers of troops are crammed onto ships for the voyage.

    Various shots of troopships lying off the North African coast. There are dozens of warships and troopers in the waters preparing for the Invasions. Shots of ferries carrying soldiers out to the larger vessels.

    Soldiers leave ferries and get onto troopships. Equipment is lifted onto ships. Shots from ships as the move along coastline. More shots of the many and varied vessels taking part in the operation.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    594.09
    Media URN:
    59313
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:05:20:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:27:47:00 / 01:33:07:00
    Canister:
    UN 167 E

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