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  • Short Summary

    Rebuilding bridge over River Jordan in Palestine that was destroyed in terrorist attack.

  • Description

    Unissued / unused material.

    The first traffic crossing the Allenby bridge over the River Jordan, after it has been repaired following damage by terrorists, Palestine (Israel).

    M/S group of British soldiers posing in front of bridge. C/U member of the Arab legion, standing guard on the Transjordan side of the bridge. C/U of an Arab engineer / surveyor at work looking through a range finder. Various shots of engineers watching the effects of Sherman tanks loaded with soldiers crossing the bridge. More shots surveyor at work. More shots tanks crossing. L/S car crossing bridge, the river winds back out of the picture.

    Various shots showing terrorist bomb damage to Haifa railway station, we see a locomotive amid the wreckage. L/S British army NAAFI building. More shots of bomb site, Palestinian men work to clear the rubble.

    Date given on old record is 26/09/1946.

    Note: item has been transferred as UN 1550 B, however can number on original dope sheet is UN 1550 C.

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    Film ID:
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    Unissued / unused
    British Pathé
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    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:39:55:00 / 01:42:36:00
    UN 1550 B (aka UN 1550 C)

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