• Short Summary

    Communique From Government Headquarters Middle East showing method of transmission from desert to G.H.Q. Cairo?

  • Description

    Two officers walking together in desert / Motorcyclist down hill and pulls up at transmitting lorry / Cyclist handing over message / Interior of transmitting lorry sending message by morse / Apparatus on top of lorry pan through sky affect to angle view side of building and pan round (Cairo.)

    GVs Government Headquarters / People in and out of building / Front of building pan round and down to people in street / Notice:- "PASSES. ALL PASSES MUST BE SHOWN ON REQUEST. BY ORDER CAMP COMMANDANT." / RAF officer showing pass, saluting and walking off / Waafs and men showing passes and walking off / Type saluting / Officer showing pass / Car stopped and pass submitted and examined, car passes on / Waafs giving up passes / Waaf pan to another / RAF men into building

    People walking across street / Troops marching in street / Troops, cars and other traffic in street / People in street / Type out of building / Man wearing goggles / Type wearing scottish forage cap out of building / Motor cyclist arriving / Man into building, another out / Officer into building, car outside / In transmitting room, notice on wall 'SILENCE' man tapping out morse / Men at wireless sets / Pan men working at wireless sets / Men working at sets / Man wearing earphones / Hand turning knob on set / Man writing / Men at sets, one puts up hand, another comes to him and takes paper / Man walking with paper / Man putting paper into lift and sending it up, in wall / 2 men working at desk, lift arrives, one gets up and takes paper out / Man taking paper out and writing at desk / Papers handed to another man
    Background: Communique From Government Headquarters Middle East showing method of transmission from desert to G.H.Q. Cairo and Interiors of G.H.Q. Cairo.

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    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
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    Available on request
    Black & White
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  • Part of…

    DEFENCE: Communications between desert and Government Headquarters in Cairo

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