• Short Summary

    Newsreel pictures of allied troops Anglo-US landings in North Africa.

  • Description

    (British and American Landings at Algiers). Four landing craft at beach and U.S. troops disembarking and running ashore. Landing craft showing number M 560 sailing along past flying the White Ensign. Ships convoy nearing land, people on beach in foreground watching. Troopship and wash from another ship in the foreground. General view of troopships at sea. General views of harbour and Algiers town in background PAN.
    British and American troops unloading oil cans from landing barge, sea washing over their feet. Dim shot of a landing craft at beach. Small group of local people as British soldiers along past and assault craft with disembarking troops in background. General view of three ships in distance, plane flying over and about three landing craft approaching beach. Landing craft sailing along crammed with British troops. Soldier down rope netting into waiting barge full of British troops rocking heavily in rough sea. Various of British soldiers down rope ladder into waiting barge rocking in sea. Troopship at anchor, low hills in background. Group of American soldiers lounging on deck of ship. Close up of US soldier laughing as waves. Two landing craft sailing along with troops towards beach. Barge full of British troops heading towards beach. Hurricane plane taxiing towards and past camera showing RAF insignia. Barge carrying allied troops approaching beach with U.S. and British troops watching from beach. American soldiers pushing trolley loaded with equipment along past (on aerodrome). Barge crowded with British troops sailing along. Various of troopship at anchor.

    DUSK
    Three ships of convoy with two sailors wearing steel helmets at gun on ship in foreground. Soldier at gun in foreground and merchant ship in background. Three troopships at anchor PAN. British soldiers pushing Jeep along over sand (U.S. Star seen on side of jeep). General view of ships convoy at anchor PAN

    British troops climbing down rope netting into barge. Troops marching towards past. Allied troops crowded together wearing lifejackets
    Background: Newsreel pictures of allied troops Anglo-US landings in North Africa.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA1520F012296YQ44K6O8SUII7Y
    Media URN:
    VLVA1520F012296YQ44K6O8SUII7Y
    Group:
    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    23/11/1942
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:04:01:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A
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