• Short Summary

    Allied troops, led by General Le Gentilhomme, advancing into Syria to capture the capital of Damascus from Vichy France control

  • Description

    SLATE INFORMATION: Syria - The Fall of Damascus

    SYRIA: Various:
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    MILITARY BRITISH. Capture Damascus..Artillery in action..troops advance under fire..bath in river..repair bridges wrecked tanks..women at well..Gen Le Gentilhomme leader of advance w wounded arm.


    PRISONERS OF WAR. taken from the Damascus battle front


    SYRIA. Damascus captured by British


    Syria; Military - Active

    World War II, World War 2, WWII, Second World War, war, Nazis, Allies, France, French, India, Indian, soldiers, Empire, battlefield, Major General Paul Louis Le Gentilhomme, Free French Army
    Background: Allied troops, led by General Le Gentilhomme, advancing into Syria to capture the capital of Damascus from Vichy France control

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVACQQ5NIUYB8CZ6RUAKW2TWNBPB
    Media URN:
    VLVACQQ5NIUYB8CZ6RUAKW2TWNBPB
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont British Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    14/07/1941
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:48:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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