• Short Summary

    Air raids over Malta

  • Description

    EUROPE: Malta:
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    AFRICA Canadian troops/embark at N.African port for invasion of SICILY..March thro' streets..packing equipment..storks in nest..Church parade & service for troops at KAIROUAN..shipping in port..busy dock scenes..planes over & paratroops practice dropping


    CANADA. Canadians embark for Sicily..on board troop ships..in lorries.. & nurses embark


    CHATTERTON, Lt.Col. Takes salute at march past Church Parade in KAIROUAN, N.Africa


    CHURCHES Church parade & service for troops in KAIRCUAN...Lt.Col.Chatterton, Commander Col. Jones & Mjr. Howard take salute.


    CLOCKS In MALTA (grandfather) points to 10.5.p.m... pendulum swings


    GUNS R.A.F.night fighters over MALTA..pilot puts hand on trigger..firing V.G.


    JONES, Colonel W. Mjr. Howard & Lt. Col. Chatterton at church parade & march past in KAIROUAN, N.AFRICA


    MALTA Aerial shots of coastline..planes night fighters in action..pilot in plane puts finger on trigger..woman & young girl asleep..clock points to 10.5.p.m.


    MILITARY BRITISH Preparations for attack on SICILY..busy scenes at N. African port..Church parade at KAIROUAN..A.C.L's.


    NURSES. Canadian nurses w. troops embark for Sicily


    PARK A/V/M. (Malta) Sir Keith Chats to his pilots in Malta


    SHIPPING Preparation for invasion of SICILY at N. African port..landing barges go ashore....tanks & lorries on quayside & taken off ships..cartoon on side of ship.


    STORKS 2 stand on their nest in N. Africa


    TROOPSHIP Canadian troops & nurses embark for SICILY..&


    TROOPSHIP troops on board ship..disembarking at N. African port INVASION OF SICILY..Br: & Canadian troops on board.


    WOMEN. Old women & young girl asleep (in MALTA)

    Sicily bombers, valley of death, Axis, Maltese, sleeping, sleep, Second World War, WWII, War, World War II, explosions
    Background: Air raids over Malta

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA6H6Q71S7GZOX1NVWQ7C4JP6EK
    Media URN:
    VLVA6H6Q71S7GZOX1NVWQ7C4JP6EK
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont British Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    05/08/1943
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:26:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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