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  • Short Summary

    Rommel and his German troops on the move in North Africa.

  • Description

    Unused / unissued material - dates unclear or unknown.

    North Africa. (Possibly near Tobruk)

    CU German map of N. African coast. LS of oil fires on desert horizon. Two MSs. Field Marshal Erwin Rommel in scout car.

    VS. of captured British Army officers talking with Rommel interior of building. (dark shots)

    MS Pan with German three-quarter track vehicle towing field gun. Men of the German Afrika Corps. sit in vehicle. MS German field guns / artillery in action. VS German vehicles advance across desert. Aerial views of North African coastline.

    Shots of German tanks and vehicles advancing along desert track. MS. Rommel wearing sun hat standing in scout car.

    Good shots of Germans advancing through shell fire. Artillery firing, troops advancing and tanks returning fire from British.

    CU. Rommel standing in scout car.

    Various shots of British equipment and tanks left wrecked and burning in the desert. Various shots of long line of virtually unguarded British Prisoners of War (POW) marching. Group of black / colonial prisoners.

    Pans with German vehicles advancing at speed over desert terrain.

    Captured German Footage. Some shots look dupey.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:19:20:00 / 01:22:54:00
    UN 185 B

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