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    Port Said & Port Fuad, Egypt: GV PAN French convoy approaching Port Fuad. LV Showing French frigate to ards port Fuad, in BG pall of smoke. TLV On board one of the French ships showing loaded deck lorries and troops etc., AIR V Planes in flight carrying French troops to Suez. Air V showing two other planes. SV INT Showing French troops inside plane. LV Ditto. Shot through the door of the plane French parachutists jumping onto roadway at Suez. LV Pall of smoke in BG frigate going out of picture in FG LST Carrying troops. LV Two LST's making Port Fuad, Port Fuad in BG pall of smoke, STV troops at last drawn up in airport Gaud. GV Showing streams of troops wading ashore FV On shore troops come towards. SV PAN Troops wading through water. GV Troops on beach at Port Fuad. LV PAN French tanks towards camera passes camera to BV patrolling the street. LV Troops patrolling streets, GV PAN Showing another part of the docks burning buildings in BV plane flies overhead. LV Plane flying overhead drops bomb smoke coming up in BG. LV Planes swoop in drop Bomb. BGV The convoy approach Suez smoke pall in BG Side V ships in convoy. SV Cheerful troops on board. BLV Convoy getting closer to Suez ship in FG harbour and pall of smoke in BG. SV Troops laughing and waving on deck. GV Entrance to the Suez showing sunken ships and smoke pall rising in BG AIR SHOT Approaching Port Said entrance to the canal. Air shot flying over shipping anchored in the canal. AIR SHOT Flying over shipping anchored in harbour. GV PAN Ditto in FG Anti aircraft gun. air shot down AIR SHOT Looking down block ships in th canal. AIR SHOT A tanker partly submerged AIR SHOT The tunnels and most appearing just above water from another ship. AIR SHOT Flying over the town of Port Said. Travel shot entering the town on right is tank with crew... 405ft



    Suez Canal, Egypt: Travel shot passing the bombing part of the town. GV Bombed debris flying all around in FG woman and four children, SV The young Egyptians searching amonst rubble. SV Ditto. PAN A man who has dropped some food hurrying away with it. GV PAN Troops controlling the crowds. SC Ditto down to small cat by soldiers foot,. GV Troops inspecting damaged russian tank in street, GV Ditto. AIR SHOT Flying over Port Said Airfield showing on ground parachutes and dropped containers. GV PAN Troops setting up kitchen equipment, SV Soldiers cleaning some of the utensils with sand, GV Loud speaker van driving through the town appealing to people come out and get the town services going again. GV People walking about in rubbled strewn street. GV Captured russian arms. SV A russian firing lorry. STV PAN Two soldiers opening ammunition boxes. SCU Showing two of the shells in box. GV Life just beginning again restaurant proprietors outside their establishments. SV Another small Egyptian shop which has opened.SCU Man selling youngster some goods. LV Two miles of North of El Quarters an extremity of allied thrust along the canal soldiers having dug in along the roadside. SV Soldiers in dug out with their equipment. Nearer V troops is dug out one of them looking through the binoculars. LV Far distance Egyptians lying mines. STV Troops lying in dug outs ready for action. GV Looking over deserted land. LV Aircraft carrier ocean arriving at Fama gusta Harbour.



    Famagusta, Cyprus: LV Carrier Ocean arriving at Famagusta harbour, Side V troops on board, SCU Two soldiers looking over side of aircraft carrier. SV Troops leaving aircrafts carrier and going aboard landing craft. FV Ditto. FV Group of soldiers pose for camera showing airborne badge.



    Military - Active; Egypt; Suez Crisis; British Empire




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    Film ID:
    VLVAA7104XTOFNQ643A3BBGQ19F33
    Media URN:
    VLVAA7104XTOFNQ643A3BBGQ19F33
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    15/11/1956
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MXF
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:04:08:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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