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    The aftermath of fighting around the Suez Canal

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    Suez Canal, Egypt

    Shots from train of structural damage to homes some buildings reduced almost to rubble. Various shots showing walls splintered with bullet holes depicting the aftermath of war. Medium shot of UN truck approaching camera and driving past. Three soldiers standing amid the ruin and rubble. Medium shot from train of dog rummaging on train tracks. Shots of buildings showing further decay including one building that seems to be a UN base. close-up of tree camera zooms out to show further buildings desolate and war wounded. Good shot over the canal showing troops assembling. Various shots of wreckage and troops. Close-up of war-torn UN building camera zooms out. Medium long-shot of beached frigate camera zooms out to show an excellent view of the distant ship from bunker edge. Close-up of barb-wire. Medium long-shot of soldiers across the canal. Close-up of soldier in bunker preparing his gun. Pan to show television crew and journalists. Various shots of television crew. View from alcove showing the aftermath of conflict. Medium shot of soldier pacing around what was an office. Various shots of battle scenes.

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    Unissued / unused
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Time in/Out:
    01:14:09:00 / 01:24:00:00
    UN 4542 B

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