• Short Summary

    Latest Reports from North Africa.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "NEWSBRIEFS FROM NORTH AFRICA".

    North Africa.

    Various shots of queues outside the Summer Palace in Algiers. People waiting to pay homage to Admiral D'arlan the former High Commissioner who lies in state after being assassinated. Mourners passing flag draped coffin.

    MS. Madame D'arlan in black veil leaves cathedral after funeral service. Behind her follow Admiral Cunningham, General Giraud and General Dwight Eisenhower (Ike).

    Colonel Elliott Roosevelt, son of American President, receiving D.F.C. (Distinguished Flying Cross) from Major General James Doolittle at Maison Blanche aerodrome. Close up shot of Colonel Roosevelt.

    Various shots of an ambulance train in Tunisia which has been badly damaged after being attacked from the air by the German Luftwaffe.

    Area on the Tebourba front with American artillery in action against far off objects, shells fly and explosions take place in the distance.

    (Mute & Track Negs.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1071.09
    Media URN:
    37816
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    07/01/1943
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:29:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:20:48:00 / 01:23:17:00
    Canister:
    43/2

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