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    General Bernard Montgomery and General Harold Alexander inspect the 8th Army in Africa

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    SLATE INFORMATION: The Middle East Front

    EGYPT: Matruh Governorate: Alamein:

    ALEXANDER, General W. Gen. Montgomery in Jeep car in W.Desert

    BAZAARS Market in North Africa..children etc.

    BENGHAZI. R.E's put railway station in order

    CHILDREN Children in market in North Africa

    GERMAN MILITARY. Row of captured German tanks in El Agheila area.. & smashed tank on fire..captured equipment inc. steamroller..

    MILITARY BRITISH. troops climb up steep cliff..smashed German plane & tank 8th Army west of El Agheila..row of captured German tanks..Gen. Montgomery in car..& w. Gen. Alexander in Jeep..unarmed combat for army off duty..market in Africa..hildren..blitzed streets..natives picks way among debris on wall..Bejz signpost w. town in background..Sherman tanks..R.E.'s clear main track.. & putting Benghazi station in order.. German signs outside Tobruk captured steam-roller equipment etc..Entry of Br: troops to Mersa Matruh

    MINES & MINESWEEPERS AND MINELAYING. R.E's clear mines from main road in W. Desert

    MONTGOMERY LT. GEN. Arrives by car at Agadabia..shakes hands w. commander ..C.U's..w. Gen. Alexander in Jeep

    NATIVES. Natives & children in North African market

    TANKS. Sherman tanks used by 8th Army in El Agheila area

    Monty, Anglo-Irish, British Army, Viscount of Alamein, Egypt, Libya, Earl Alexander of Tunis, infantry, infantries, Axis, Allies, Second World War, WWII, World War II, war, World War Two
    Background: General Bernard Montgomery and General Harold Alexander inspect the 8th Army in Africa

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    Reuters - Gaumont British Newsreel
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