• Short Summary

    British and Iraqi armies working together + Regent Emir Abdul Illah and his ministers.

  • Description

    Title reads: "With the British Forces in Iraq".

    Iraq.

    C/Us of sign: "Royal Air Force Habbaniya. London 3287 miles, Baghdad 55 miles." Various shots of British machine gun nests looking over Euphrates River. L/Ss from the ground of German bomber dropping its bombs on a dyke from a low altitude, we see the explosion. Various shots of Arab soldiers looking at burnt out wrecks of cars, the remains of a rebel supply column bombed by RAF aeroplanes. Various shots of Iraqi prisoners being put to work repairing bomb damaged dyke. Various C/Us of soldiers of Iraqi army. Various C/Us of the Regent of Iraq, Regent Emir Abdul Illah, with his loyal ministers.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1117.26
    Media URN:
    38929
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    19/06/1941
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:01:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:37:49:00 / 01:38:50:00
    Canister:
    41/49

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