• Short Summary

    British troops land at the North African port of Bougie, east of Algiers.

  • Description

    Titles read: "NORTH AFRICA CAMPAIGN - FURTHER PICTURES".

    North Africa.

    L/S pan along North African coastline showing the port of Bougie, East of Algiers. Landing craft can be seen in foreground. Various shots of British troops in landing craft, and disembarking onto the quay of the port.

    Ground to air night tracer shells heading skyward. Several good shots of burning British troop and cargo ships that were involved in the battle for the port. M/S pan across a large group of British sailors who have been rescued from the burning ships. Commentator tells us "Men like these don't squeal when they get hurt".

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1344.30
    Media URN:
    44360
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    10/12/1942
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:56:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:57:48:00 / 01:59:44:00
    Canister:
    42/99

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