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Tanks in combat in seaside town

Film | RG Number: RG-60.3186 | Film ID: 965
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Contemporary town, bombed buildings, American jeeps, civilians wandering through ruins. Bombed out pharmacy (Pharmacie-French language sign). Local men doing cleanup. Several explosions going off in BG. Men firing mortars. Shot of three tanks crossing scrubbed brush field with troops following. Tanks are firing. More shots of men going through green brush with tanks firing. Armor firing, considerable smoke. Stevens, William Mellor and two other men swimming in ocean. Stevens swims ashore and walks toward camera. Combat shots of tanks clearing frame to reveal troops with rifles running behind other tanks in BG. More shots of men following tanks. Firing. VS of tanks with big explosions and billowing smoke and dust. Pan of seaside city with ocean and fort in BG. Bill Mellor and two other men with Stevens on balcony overlooking seaside. Stevens filming with tanks, explosions and troops moving in slow motion in BG. Shots of enclosed street and harbor.

Genre
Unedited
Duration
00:09:46
Event Date
1944
Locale
Egypt
North Africa
Language
Silent
Genre/Form
Unedited.
Credit
Accessed at US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Library of Congress
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Record last modified: 2018-08-08 16:29:21
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