• Short Summary

    British troops in combat with Egyptian 'terrorists' near Suez Canal.

  • Description

    Ismailia, Egypt (Near Suez Canal)

    LV Pan, Centurion Tanks in streets of Ismailia, outside Police H.Q. SV Troops crouching behind walls. SV Officers discussing situation. SV. Tank firing machine gun into side street. Armoured car and soldiers in foreground. SV. Pan, tank going through wall into Police H.Q. LV. Tank and armoured car firing machine guns as soldiers, cross road. SV. Armoured car firing. LV. Building on fire. SV. Soldiers of the Lancashire Regiment running across gateway to breach in wall, where tank backs out. SV. Wounded officer being picked up and laid on stretcher. SV. Men standing on truck and firing over wall.

    SV. Dead terrorists laying near bullet-marked wall. SV. Wounded man being carried away. SV. Troops climbing over wall. LV. Smoking building. SV. Troops firing from parapet of house. LV. Pan, smoke riding above shrubbery. SCU. Bren gunner firing. LV. Smoking above shrubbery

    MV. Police prisoners being herded along street under gun of tank. SV. Towards, prisoners. SV. Pan, prisoners being searched. SV. Pan, prisoners carrying wounded comrade. LV. Prisoners squatting by wall in front of stretchers. SV. Prisoner being searched. LV. Deceased terrorists, lined up in courtyard. & SV. SV. Captured arms lined against wall. SV. British officer talking to Egyptian police officers. SV. Captured rifles, pan to soldiers, sorting out rifles and ammunition.

    (Orig. Lav.) (Tin 2) (Orig. "K")

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:21:46:00 / 01:23:59:00

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