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  • Short Summary

    Item showing Engineer Corps building, and giving medical help and schooling in Algeria.

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    Unissued / Unused material.

    Engineer Corps build roads in Algeria, and give medical help and schooling.

    Various shots countryside. LS tents pitched. MS troops walking towards army lorries. Various shots troops moving off on lorries. Various shots sign: "Piste Du 50 Battaillon du Genie". MS countryside. Various shots of Engineer troops at work on road.

    Various shots rocks being blasted. Various shots soldier on horseback shaking hands with another soldier and talking. Various shots of Engineer troops at work being helped by Algerian workmen using bulldozers and modern equipment. Various shots troops at work making small stream, putting pipeline under road, etc. LS tractor going along road.

    Various shots of Algerian people chatting happily around the new water fountain and filling their goatskin gourds. Various shots troops talking with Algerians. LS caravan which is being used to give medical aid to locals. Various shots woman handing little girl to person below caravan steps, people sit in caravan waiting to be given medical attention. MS sign: "Service Medical". MS soldier holding little child.

    Pan along long line of Algerian men. Various shots troops giving Algerians guns. LS Algerian village, people sit outside house. MS soldier talking to children. Pan across children. Various shots children entering school which has been opened by voluntary teachers among the recalled troops, who have arrived from the continent. Various shots children inside classroom being taught by soldier.

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    Film ID:
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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
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    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:00:00 / 01:04:57:00
    UN 2902 A

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