• Short Summary

    British troops on patrol in Suez Canal Zone - searching villages and guarding prisoners.

  • Description

    Near Suez Canal, Egypt

    GV Patrols crossing desert. SV Men of the 26th Artillery regiment crossing the Sweet Water Canal, by folding ropes. & SV. Near Tel El Kabir

    SCU Camerons (Cameron Highlanders) manning machine gun post. LV Egyptian burial ground from where terrorists sniped at the British. SV Camerons searching passengers of a bus at roadblock. SCU Camerons searching a line of Egyptians.

    GV Second battalion Parachute Regiment searching villages. near Abusweir. Troops rounding up inhabitants & SV. LV Soldier guarding women in barbed wire compound. SV Pan, women. CU Smiling Egyptian girl. SCU Egyptian girl pan to another wearing yashmak LV Troops searching male inhabitants.

    CU Policemen wearing fez being inspected.

    GV Soldiers climbing walls, searching village. SV Soldiers emerging from house. SV Soldier looking for concealed weapons with mine detectors. SCU Soldier holding captured mortar bombs.

    GV Prisoners in camp. & SV. MV First battalion East Lancashire Regiment raiding El Rod Sultan and R.A.F. Interrogating Officer questioning village headman. SV Villagers behind wire compound SV Intelligence officers screening villagers one by one. SCU Soldier examining and comparing photographs. SCU Interrogating officer, sending suspect away. MV Pan into BV suspects being marched off under escort.

    (Orig. Rota Lav.) (Orig. "B") (Tin 1.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    5.07
    Media URN:
    26727
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    21/01/1952
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:27:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:06:02:00 / 01:07:29:00
    Canister:
    52/7

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