• Short Summary

    FIGHTING CONTINUED TODAY (FRIDAY) ALONG THE ALGERIA-MOROCCO BORDER WITH BOTH SIDES CLAIMING SUCCESS.

    THE MAIN BATTLE?

  • Description

    1.
    LV TAGDUNIT FORT.
    0.03

    2.
    CU STOP SIGN.
    0.06

    3.
    SLV FORT.
    0.10

    4.
    MV PAN BARBED WIRE.
    0.13

    5.
    CU MOROCCAN SOLDIER.
    0.16

    6.
    SV MACHINE GUNNERS ON ROOF.
    0.20

    7.
    CU WATER GUSLING FROM TAP.
    0.24

    8.
    MV CIVILIAN POURING WATER INTO BARROW.
    0.31

    9.
    LV CIVILIANS LEAVE FORT AREA.
    0.35

    10.
    MV DITTO.
    0.38

    11.
    GV TROOPS LOAD AMMO. INTO TRUCKS.
    0.42

    12.
    CV DITTO.
    0.48

    13.
    CV PAN TROOPS IN TRUCK MOVE OF. HASSI BEIDA.
    0.53

    14.
    GV DESERT.
    0.57

    15.
    CU SOLDIER IN TRUCK.
    1.01

    16.
    GV PALM TREES.
    1.06

    17.
    SV RV TROOPS IN TRUCK.
    1.08

    18.
    GV TRUCK IN DESERT.
    1.14

    19.
    LV SMOKE FROM MORTAR BLAST.
    1.19

    20.
    LV TRUCK ALONG FOOT OF RIDGE.
    1.25

    21.
    SV 2 SOLDIERS ADVANCE.
    1.30

    22.
    GV SOLDIER RUNS FORWARD.
    1.34

    23.
    SLV 2 SOLDIERS AT BASE OF RIDGE.
    1.39

    24.
    SV & CU HELICOPTER.
    1.45

    25.
    SV SOLDIER TOWARDS RIDGE.
    1.50

    26.
    CV ANOTHER ADVANCING.
    1.52

    27.
    SV SOLDIERS RUNNING.
    1.57

    28.
    SV SOLDIER ADVANCES.
    2.00

    29.
    MV SOL. PAST CAMERA.
    2.04

    30.
    CU RUNNING SOLDIER.
    2.06

    31.
    CV SOLDIER TAKES AIM.
    2.08

    32.
    STV 3 SOLDIERS BY SHRUBBERY.
    2.10

    33.
    CU A SOLDIER.
    2.12

    34.
    CU SOLDIER.
    2.15

    35.
    CU SOLDIER.
    2.19

    36.
    LV 2 SOLDIERS ON RIDGE.
    2.23



    Initials JNT/V/JF/LW


    EDITORS: PROD 8488/63, ALGERIAN REINFORCEMENTS ETC., (OCT 25) AND 8494/63 MOROCCO: KING HASSAN'S PRESS CONFERENCE ALSO REFER.

    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: FIGHTING CONTINUED TODAY (FRIDAY) ALONG THE ALGERIA-MOROCCO BORDER WITH BOTH SIDES CLAIMING SUCCESS.

    THE MAIN BATTLE WAS CENTRED THEN ON HASSI BEIDA - A SAHARA OASIS POST - WHICH HAS CHANGED HANDS SEVERAL TIMES SINCE FIGHTING STARTED ALMOST A FORTNIGHT AGO.

    A VISNEWS CAMERAMAN WAS AT HASSI BEIDA YESTERDAY (THURSDAY) AND TODAY CAME THE NEWS, FROM MOROCCAN SOURCES, THAT ALGERIAN TROOPS HAD BEEN REPULSED AND WERE WITHDRAWING IN DISORDER AFTER YET ANOTHER ASSAULT ON THE HASSI BEIDA AREA.

    LATE REPORTS ON FRIDAY SAID THERE WERE 250 CASUALTIES ON BOTH SIDES IN THE FIGHTING AND THAT 500 ALGERIAN TROOPS WERE ALMOST SURROUNDED AS THEY RETREATED FROM THE HASSI BEIDA ZONE.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA8QKBPDL5FI5HOA061YKHL09HD
    Media URN:
    VLVA8QKBPDL5FI5HOA061YKHL09HD
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    25/10/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:23:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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