• Short Summary

    Duke of Gloucester tours army units in Egypt and Libya, now at full strength for coming campaign.

  • Description

    SLATE INFORMATION: British Set for Move in Libya

    AFRICA:
    LV New Zealand troops march past Duke.
    Duke and New Zealand troops march past.
    Pan Duke getting into German troop carrier marked "LIBYAN CLIPPER" followed by military officer.

    INT
    Duke in plane with officers.
    GAV road from plane taking off.
    Duke in plane with officers.
    LV pan Duke getting out of plane followed by officers.
    Pan Duke looking at crashed Messerschmitt with officer.
    Pan from plane wreck to Duke and officer.
    Duke inspects RAF men lined up.
    Duke talking to S. African airmen.
    Pan from dog barking to Duke inspecting airmen.
    CU Duke inspecting.

    Sign for salvaged stores and soldiers unloading used shells
    Soldier collecting salvaged stores
    Petrol can, ammunition, rifles and old tyres

    Soldiers putting thistle? on caps

    Soldiers marching with wreaths at remembrance parade
    Soldiers in church
    Troops with wreaths marching

    Royalty; Prince Henry of Great Britain, 1st Duke of Gloucester (1900-1974), Military - Ceremonial
    Background: Duke of Gloucester tours army units in Egypt and Libya, now at full strength for coming campaign.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA90YA4SPC9A6S49QBBAAITTE56
    Media URN:
    VLVA90YA4SPC9A6S49QBBAAITTE56
    Group:
    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    21/05/1942
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:25:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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