• Short Summary

    Military activity during the Western Desert campaign in North Africa during World War Two.

  • Description

    SLATE INFORMATION: Activity in the Western Desert
    LIBYA: Western Desert:
    Volunteers clearing scrub for new RAF military aerodrome. British troops teaching Arabs to play darts. Military postman delivering mail at field post office. Soldier arriving at trench on motorcycle and handing out letters to colleagues. Fighter squadron boarding planes and flying Hurricane fighter planes on dawn patrol.
    Background: Military activity during the Western Desert campaign in North Africa during World War Two.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVACNGI5OCHVZ40MLR5X6HO9X1AY
    Media URN:
    VLVACNGI5OCHVZ40MLR5X6HO9X1AY
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont British Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    04/08/1941
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:07:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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