• Short Summary

    Allied troops move into Damascus and liberate the city. Syria.

  • Description

    Item title reads - More news from Syria.

    Various night shots of gunfire. Various daytime shots of gun fire and troops advancing. Units from Cameroon and Free French troops walk along as cars and tanks drive through towards Damascus. Various shots as they enter the city and people cheer and wave. M/S of General Legentilhomme with his arm in a sling, he gets out of a car followed by General Catroux to accept the formal surrender of the City. The Guard of Honour stand to attention. M/S of Government house.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1119.43
    Media URN:
    39014
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    14/07/1941
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:09:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:56:34:00 / 01:57:43:00
    Canister:
    41/56

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