• Short Summary

    Soldiers of the Royal Signal Corps are seen at work in the desert under heavy shellfire.

  • Description

    Titles read: "PICTURES REPORTS FROM THE MIDDLE EAST".

    Middle East.

    Various shots of the Royal Signal Corps at work in the desert, laying cables and keeping the desert communications alive under heavy shellfire. At a desert airfield we see RAF Hurricanes taking off. British troops with fixed bayonets move through the desert smoke screen. Several shots of captured Italian prisoners.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1334.10
    Media URN:
    44050
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    06/08/1942
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:30:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:14:05:00 / 01:15:35:00
    Canister:
    42/63

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