World War II: British Army and Royal Air Force in action against German foces in Western Desert of Libya
SLATE INFORMATION: The Middle East Front: First Phase of the Libya Battle
AEROPLANES R.A.F. & NAVAL PLANES. R.A.F. co-operates w.tanks in M.E..
CRUWELL, General (German). Captured in Western Desert
GERMANY - MILITARY. Knocked out Mark 11 & 1V tanks in M.E.. & Prisoners taken, inc. Gen. Cruwell.
MILITARY BRITISH. Br: tanks open offensive in Middle East..firing..German tanks ablaze..German Mark IK & IV tanks..Br: infantry..slit trenches..dog..Gen.Ritchie..field transmitting unit..Cairo headquarters staff at work..German Gen. Cruwell captured..R.A.F. in desert..capturing Ger: tank & infantry.
PRISONERS OF WAR. German prisoners inc,Gen.Cruwell & tank men captured in Western Desert
RADIO Field transmitting radio at work in M.E..& at Cairo headquarters
RITCHIE, Lt. Gen. (Commanding 8th Army). In Middle East directing operations
TANKS. Br: advance & fire in desert..German Mark II & IV's knocked out.
Military - Active
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