• Short Summary

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

  • Description

    SLATE INFORMATION: The Middle East Front

    EGYPT: Matruh Governorate: Alamein:
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    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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    Film ID:
    VLVA5NG5VAXQNQ5N36UKUU6XQXWX8
    Media URN:
    VLVA5NG5VAXQNQ5N36UKUU6XQXWX8
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont British Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    07/01/1943
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MP4
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:00:00
    Time in/Out:
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    Canister:
    N/A

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