• Short Summary

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

  • Description

    GRAPHIC Map showing convoy route thru Straits of Gibraltar

    DAY
    Various of allied convoy thru Straits of Gibraltar. Submarine SUBMARINE with plane circling. General view of plane circling. General view of aircraft carrier and battleship. General view of destroyer in choppy sea.

    GRAPHIC Map showing route taken to first landing near Algiers.

    EXT / DAWN
    General views of ships and invasion barges and troopship. Barge packed with British troops (soldiers, "tommies", army) . Barrge moving away packed with troops. Convoy thru rough sea PAN. Troops in barge. General view of barges arriving at beach and men disembarking. Various of American troops (US soldiers) coming ashore from barges. U.S. troops on lorry out of barge and onto shore. Close up of US lorry showing U.S. star on bonnet. Generla view of US army jeep with U.S. troops out of barge onto shore pulling gun. General view of troopship. British soldiers climbing down rope net into rocking barge. Side view of British troops looking upwards. British soldier sliding down rope into barge. Barge moving away in rocky sea with troops.

    ALGIERS:
    Landing craft approaching beach with troops on board, U.S. activity on beach (allied troops). American soldiers along past pulling army equipment. U.S. troops pushing gun ashore with inscription "STIMS DEAD POISON".
    Background: Newsreel pictures of allied troops Anglo-US landings in North Africa.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA2BUZSOTZ0JRSL00RODF7KDJ9X
    Media URN:
    VLVA2BUZSOTZ0JRSL00RODF7KDJ9X
    Group:
    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    23/11/1942
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:08:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A
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