• Short Summary

    British military captures Tobruk, Libya, during the Western Desert Campaign

  • Description

    LIBYA: Tobruk:
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    AEROPLANES - Italy Smashed Italian planes after capture of Tobruk


    ITALY - Military. British capture Tobruk..Italian look-out positions..smashed Italian planes..prisoners, generals, and Admiral Massmiliano captured.


    ITALY (Naval) Shots of Tobruk Harbour when captured by British..part of Italian Navy


    MILITARY, BRITISH. Capture of Tobruk..tents in sandstorm..scenes at Fort Capuzzo..smashed up Italian Planes..Italian Look-Out positions..Nightfall in Desert..bombers leave for Tobruk..artillery moves up..6" shelling Tobruk..thousands of prisoners..Italian Generals captured..Admiral Massimiliano..also Italian women.


    PRISONERS OF WAR Thousands of prisoners including Italian Generals and Admiral Massimiliano in battle area of Tobruk


    TOBRUK. Captured by British..smashed Italian planes in Desert.. 6" guns shell Tobruk..thousands of prisoners..Italian Generals captured..and Admiral Massimiliano..scenes in harbour..part of Italian Fleet.


    Libya; Military - Active

    Africa, prisoners, harbour, general, admiral, wreckage, fire, civilians, troops, soldiers, imperial mechanized army, advance guard, air base, plane, aeroplane, casualties, Red Cross, Winston Churchill, Mussolini, World War II, World War Two, Second World War, war, destruction, desert, Libyan, African, surrender, Army of the Nile, victory, cake, celebration, celebrate
    Background: British military captures Tobruk, Libya, during the Western Desert Campaign

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA7VX3XV2OI11OW9MC0EOQ7RSVU
    Media URN:
    VLVA7VX3XV2OI11OW9MC0EOQ7RSVU
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont British Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    22/01/1941
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:07:10:00
    Time in/Out:
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    Canister:
    N/A

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