• Short Summary

    South African troops enjoy a rest as they travel on troopships to fight in North Africa.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "To Fight The Italians".

    VS of South African troops boarding troopship -converted liner - and sitting and relaxing on the ship, having haircuts, playing cards and sitting in the sun.

    CU Sign: 'First Class Only' pan to sergeants stripes. MS good shot of soldier trying to climb into a hammock and falling out.

    GV of the troops disembarking from the troopship at a North African harbour.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1055.28
    Media URN:
    21097
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    09/09/1940
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:49:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:28:38:00 / 01:29:27:00
    Canister:
    40/73

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