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GIs visit pyramids; ships

Film | RG Number: RG-60.3183 | Film ID: 965
Image

Trucks carrying supplies up hilly road. Soldier with green, white and orange flag. Stevens wearing pith helmet, another officer and three Egyptian men in uniform. The pyramids, Stevens, Capt. William C. Mellor (?) and local in front of pyramids. (Shot is partially obstructed by something in front of lens.) Other shots including Stevens arm in arm with man in native garb in front of pyramids. More shots of dock area, cranes and equipment, tires being loaded on the dock. Egyptian feluccas with sails on the sea and other large wooden sailing ships. About 30 Egyptians in summer uniforms carrying equipment. CU of leaders, long panning shot of low complex of what appears to be ruins.

Genre
Unedited
Duration
00:06:56
Event Date
1944
Locale
Egypt
North Africa
Language
Mute
Genre/Form
Unedited.
Credit
Accessed at US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Library of Congress
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