• Short Summary

    Labourers build prefabricated U.S. lighters in Alexandria; British armoured reconaissance squadrons in Italy use horses?

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    Gaumont British Ident

    SLATE INFORMATION: From the Mediterranean War Zone

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    Opens Chekka highway in Syria..inspects guard of honour..unveils monument..drives away


    HORSES. Brit. Regiment use horses in Italian hills


    LEBANON President of, opens new Chekka highway in Syria


    MILITARY BRITISH Regiment in Italian hills using horses..horses climbing in Wooded country..officer dismounts looks at shell bursts through glasses


    NATIVES. Building barges in Alexandra..launching etc


    ROADS. Opening of Chekka highway (Syria)


    SHIPBUILDING Natives erecting "Lighters" in Alexandria..sections of barges fitted together..beam launching


    SYRIA. Pres.of Lebanon opens new Chekka highway

    launch, ship, cavalry, soldiers, troops, Syria, road, route, Tripoli, Beirut, Allies, World War II, World War Two, Second World War, war, lighter, lighters, prefabrication, construct, construction, prefab, boat, horse, horses, stable, Royal Stable, Free French, Vichy France
    Background: Labourers build prefabricated U.S. lighters in Alexandria; British armoured reconaissance squadrons in Italy use horses when landscape proves too tough for motorized transport; Lebanese president attends opening of Chekka bypass

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA378Z18GYJOFDX0HC06RHQOKOC
    Media URN:
    VLVA378Z18GYJOFDX0HC06RHQOKOC
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont British Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    25/11/1943
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:43:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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