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    GV pan tanks across desert approaching Gabes gap. SV lorry and Sherman tank on road towards. General, Side View pan lorries and tanks on road. Various Scenes night firing of guns. SBV early morning shot tanks moving forward. CU tanks passing, sun in background. GV and SV towards Italians running with hands up. Big GV tanks along road towards Gap, scrubby desert scenery. CU side view pan Churchill tank past pulling 6 pounder gun pan to BV and infantry sitting on tank.

    Gafsa, N. Africa: GV American tanks on Gafsa road. CU Gort with General Patten in Gafsa. GBV showing American infantry moving along road. SFV American infantry moving along road. GV 25 pounders in valley firing. SBV three British troops in trench firing machinegun. CU side view soldier firing machine gun. LV group of Italians emerging from Trench and giving themselves up. SV pan Italian being searched by British soldier. GV showing mass lines of prisoners being brought in led by Americans in Jeep. CU mass prisoners past camera. GV mass prisoners towards waving at camera.

    Medjez El Bab, N. Africa: GV prisoners being brought in over field - mainly Australians. SV and CU prisoners past camera smiling.

    Gabes, Africa: GV pan tanks across desert approaching Gabes Gap. SV lorry and Sherman tank on road towards. General Side View pan lorries and tanks on road. Various Scenes night firing of guns. SV early morning shot BV tanks moving forward. CU tank passing, sun in background. GV and SV towards Italians running with hands up. Big GV tanks along road towards Gap, scrubby desert scenery. CU side view pan Churchill tank past pulling 6 pounder gun pan to BV and infantry sitting on tank.

    Wadi Akarit, S. Africa: SFV enemy shells bursting near Wadi. SBV four British troops in trench with mortar firing. CU soldiers fire mortar. GV pan German dead.

    Medjez El Bab, S. Africa: GV prisoners being brought in over field - mainly Austrians. SV and CU prisoners past camera smiling.

    Gafsa, S. Africa: GV American tanks on Gafsa road. CU Gort with General Patton in Gafsa. GBV showing American infantry moving along road. SFV American infantry moving along road. GV 25-pounders in valley firing. SBV 25 pounder fired by British soldiers. SBV three British troops in trench firing machinegun. CU side view soldier firing machinegun. LV group of Italians emerging from trench and giving themselves up. SV pan Italians being searched by British soldier. GV showing mass lines of prisoners being brought in led by Americans in Jeep. CU mass prisoners past camera. GV Mass prisoners towards waving at camera.

    Military - Active; World War II; Second World War; North African Campaign

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    Film ID:
    VLVA3QEJM8ASKR3Q43KMSA55LHGG7
    Media URN:
    VLVA3QEJM8ASKR3Q43KMSA55LHGG7
    Group:
    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    22/04/1943
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:43:00
    Time in/Out:
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    Canister:
    N/A

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