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War Pictorial News, 1943: 8th Army Enters Tunisia

Office for Emergency Management. Office of War Information. Overseas Operations Branch. New York Office. News and Features Bureau. (12/17/1942 - 09/15/1945 ) Undetermined ONLINE RESOURCES: NOTE: A DVD of this film can be ordered from our partner, A DVD of this film is ALSO available for viewing and copying free of charge in the NARA Research Room in the Motion Picture, Sound, and Video Records Section, National Archives at College Park, 8601 Adelphi Road, College Park, MD. Part 1, armor of the Brit. 8th Army crosses the Libyan border into Tunisia, and rolls through the streets of a Tunisian city. Part 2 shows training maneuvers of Brit. paratroops and glider troops. Part 3, Haile Selassie reviews inf. and pack mules of the British-trained Ethiopian Army. Light mountain howitzers are fired. Part 4, on the Union of S. Africa's contribution to the Brit. war effort: S. African naval cadets tie knots and row boats. Coastal guns are fired during a defense drill. Motor torpedo boats maneuver at sea. Shows a convoy at sea and S. African troops debarking at a port. SUBJECTS World War, 1939-1945 Ethiopia (Africa) nation South Africa (Africa) nation Great Britain. Royal Navy Great Britain. Army Great Britain. Army Haile Selassie I, Emperor of Ethiopia, 1892-1975 FOR MORE INFORMATION: , 39180, 39182
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