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    General Montgomery's 8th Army captures the city of Tripoli for Allied forces

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    Gaumont British Ident

    SLATE INFORMATION: Victory in Libya - Entry Into Tripoli - The Eighth Army Smashes the Last Stronghold of Italy's Empire

    LIBYA: Tripoli:

    AFRICA. TRIPOLI. General Montgomery's 8th Army captures Libyan city of Tripoli. Prime Minister Winston Churchill visits.

    ALEXANDER, General with Churchill in Cairo

    BROOKE, Sir Alan. with Churchill in Cairo

    CAIRO P.M. flies to with Lord Lampson, Mr. Casey, Gens. Alexander, Brooke, Wilson, Ad, Harwood

    CASEY. Mr. (Australian Minister) with Churchill in Cairo

    CHURCHILL. Flies to Cyprus in R.A.F.uniform..speaks

    CHURCHILL. Flies to Cairo..flies to Tripoli..greets Montgomery..address & reviews troops..Highlanders march past

    CYPRUS. Mr. Churchill flies to..speaks

    FLAGS Union Jack hoisted in Tripoli

    GUNS. Bofor in action in Africa

    HAREWOOD. Rear Admiral Sir Henry. W. Churchill in Cairo

    LAMPSON Sir Miles W. Churchill in Cairo

    MILITARY BRITISH. Advance to TRIPOLI..J.U. 87 crash & wreck..Red Cross.. casualties..few German prisoners..tanks advance.. Brens enter Tripoli..Montgomery w. Italian Vice-Gov.. Highlanders w: pipes enter..P.M. reviews

    MONTGOMERY, Lt. General. C.U. Montgomery..w.Tripoli Italian Vice Gov:.

    PRISONERS OF WAR. Few Germans taken in Tripoli advance..Italian Vice Governor surrenders to Genral Montgomery

    RED CROSS. Attended A.A. casualties Beni Ulid Africa

    TANKS. Tanks advance to TRIPOLI..enter w. Piper

    TRIPOLI N. AFRICA (LIBYA) British troops enter. Italian Governor surrenders to Gen.Montgomery. Prime Minister Churchill arrives. Highlanders march past playing pipes. Aerial views

    WILSON, General SIR HENRY MAITLAND (C in C British Troops in Egypt). In Cairo w.Churchill

    World War II, WWII, World War Two, Allies, Benito Amilcare Andrea Mussolini , Second World War, Battle of Egypt, Battle of Libya
    Background: General Montgomery's 8th Army captures the city of Tripoli for Allied forces

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