• Short Summary

    Manoeuvres in the desert, the Egyptian Camel Corp. and Anzacs in Cairo.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Tanks In The Desert".

    Cairo, Egypt, North Africa.

    VS of tanks and armoured cars moving across the flat sand of the desert during manoeuvres.

    Various good shots of a patrol of the Egyptian Camel Corps moving across the desert. Including CU of camel riding soldiers.

    GV Tanks moving across desert in a cloud of dust.

    GV Cairo

    VS of New Zealanders / Australians (?) sightseeing in the streets and Arab markets of Cairo.

    VS of Anzac infantry and a column of vehicles moving across the desert during manoeuvres. Good CU of soldier with a Bren Gun. Shots of troops marching through desert.

    (Sound missing for section)

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    1037.42
    Media URN:
    20567
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    04/03/1940
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:42:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:47:08:00 / 01:48:50:00
    Canister:
    40/19

Comments (1)

  1. leccy24 says

    Light Tank Mk VIB
    Cruiser Tank Mk I, A9

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