• Short Summary

    British troops move through the desert and welcome Australian troops back from a desert engagement.

  • Description

    Titles read: "LATEST PICTURES FROM THE WESTERN DESERT".

    Egypt.

    Various shots show the movement of British troops through the desert along dusty roads. Arabs at the roadside offer grapes and other fruit to passing trucks. One soldier stops to taste a grape or two.

    Various shots of a 25 pounder barrage in the desert against the far off enemy. L/S pan with Hurricane aircraft making low run over desert.

    Various shots of Italian prisoners sitting on the sand. Australian troops arrive after a desert engagement and are given a hearty welcome by British troops.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1332.36
    Media URN:
    44008
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    30/07/1942
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:43:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:55:41:00 / 01:57:24:00
    Canister:
    42/61

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