• Short Summary

    World War II: British Army and Royal Air Force in action against German foces in Western Desert of Libya

  • Description

    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.

    LIBYA:
    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.

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    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
    Background: World War II: British Army and Royal Air Force in action against German foces in Western Desert of Libya

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAA8PY31TTDDPM7KOZUD4ON6STD
    Media URN:
    VLVAA8PY31TTDDPM7KOZUD4ON6STD
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont British Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    22/06/1942
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:53:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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