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  • Short Summary

    Good shots of soldiers reading mail and papers from home as they sit in the desert.

  • Description

    Unused / unissued material - location and dates unclear or unknown.

    VS as a Despatch Rider arrives at a forward dug-out position with the mail. The troops take their mail and we see them reading the letters and papers from home.

    VS of mail arriving by Army Post Office lorry at desert post office for sorting into various units.

    A Despatch Rider takes his batch and makes his way out into the desert on his motorbike / motorcycle.

    (Neg.)

    Cataloguer's Note: The scenes of the soldiers reading their mail are really good - MD.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1667.11
    Media URN:
    60385
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:08:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:33:47:00 / 01:35:55:00
    Canister:
    UN 284 F

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