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HNL 1418 : World War II Egypt Palestine

VS allied convoy through the desert including marching soldiers, armoured vehicles and trucks, VS allied artillery battery firing, LS tanks across desert, MS artillery loaded & fired, VS artillery fired, allied convoy departs, El Alamein, Australian soldiers at railway station, writing ÒTo SydneyÓ after the word Alamein that is already printed on a wall, Australian soldiers in trenches, Rolling out barbed wire, Burying landmines, Firing small artillery, (1939 1945) WWII
Access No. 42900 | 1 min 56 secs | 1940s | El Alamein, Egypt | © Contact Film Australia Collection Library | B&W |
Australian soldiers & officer in trench, Officers look at map, convoy of trucks in dark, spent shells loaded into truck, captured German prisoners walk into barbed wire enclosure, HA Australian field hospital, VS nurses & doctors attending to wounded men in hospital, VS Churchill inspecting Australian troops at Alamein, gives V for Victory salute, VS allied tanks approaching in desert, captured German & Italian prisoners including High Ranking German Officer (tank commander), Quick shot of Field Marshall Montgomery, MS German officer looking dejected, VS POW walking through desert, MS German war graves, allied convoy of trucks along desert road, LA aircraft flying, (1939 1945) WWII
Access No. 42901 | 2 mins 43 secs | 1940s | El Alamein, Egypt | © Contact Film Australia Collection Library | B&W |
VS Australian soldiers parade for General Alexander in Palestine, German officers discuss tactics including Rommel, Rommel salutes passing vehicles, allied soldiers taking cover behind destroyed German tank,VS tanks firing as soldiers advance through smoke, Dead soldiers on the ground, VS fast tanks through the desert, MS Montgomery on top of tank, looks through binoculars, VS German tanks advancing, Allied tanks firing & explosions, Good tank action (1939 1945) WWII
Access No. 42903 | 1 min 56 secs | 1940s | El Alamein, Egypt, Palestine | © Contact Film Australia Collection Library | B&W |
VS allied artillery batteries firing, Explosions in distance and burning German tanks, machine gunners, VS troops advancing on foot with bayonets drawn through smoke, VS tanks firing, WS explosions, MS soldiers firing over embankment, wrecked German tanks, VS artillery batteries firing, Allied soldiers run past burning German tank, VS burnt out vehicles, heavy artillery fired,British tank, German tank (1939 1945) WWII
Access No. 42905 | 1 min 34 secs | 1940s | El Alamein, Egypt | © Contact Film Australia Collection Library | B&W |