• Short Summary

    British linesman in the Middle East keeps communications open in the midst of battle, troops cook their own meals, escaped troops from Tobruk, wreckage of german planes in Egypt, and armoured cars and bombers respond quickly

  • Description

    Gaumont British Ident

    SLATE INFORMATION: Further Despatches from Egypt

    EGYPT: Various:
    EXT

    AEROPLANES, American. KITTYHAWK FIGHTER BOMBERS get ready & take off in Western Desert


    COOKING & COOKING UTENSILS ETC. Cooks make flap-jacks for troops in W. Desert.. troops rush to get food etc.


    GERMANY - MILITARY. Wrecked German planes & tanks on Hill of Jesus in W. Desert


    MILITARY BRITISH. Linesmen at work on overhead wires in W.Desert..at work in lorry & running new cable..works under fire.. reunion of men who escaped from Tobruk..various regts. & a N.Zealander..wrecked German tanks & planes on Tel el Eisa..armoured car reports enemy movement..telephone (field) at work..Kittyhawk fighter bombers get ready & take off..more Italian prisoners..cooking


    PRISONERS OF WAR. More Italian prisoners taken in Western Desert


    TELEPHONE Desert linesmen at work in W. Desert..in lorry ..on overhead wires..lay cable..field telephone at work


    Military - Active

    telephone, phone, wire, line, El Alamein, wreckage, battlefield, POW, prisoner of war, linesman, WWII
    Background: British linesman in the Middle East keeps communications open in the midst of battle, troops cook their own meals, escaped troops from Tobruk, wreckage of german planes in Egypt, and armoured cars and bombers respond quickly

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA2ENZ5XYGOJQ9TRUP7UFYX7UZF
    Media URN:
    VLVA2ENZ5XYGOJQ9TRUP7UFYX7UZF
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont British Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    06/08/1942
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:42:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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