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British Pursue Rommel In Libya (1942)

National Archives and Records Administration - ARC 38933, LI 208-UN-28 - British Pursue Rommel In Libya (1942). Series: Motion Picture Films from "United News" Newsreels, compiled 1942 - 1945. Part l, tanks of the British 8th Army roll past the wreckage of Rommel's Afrika Corps in Libya. Shows supply bases established on the British route. Part 2, Canadian mounted police officially open the Alcan highway near Alaska and truck convoys roll northward. Part 3, allied troops advance through wet New Guinea jungles and are supplied from the air. Part 4, carrier-based planes fight Japanese planes off New Guinea. A carrier is set afire but remains afloat. Part 5, two aircraft carriers and the battleship New Jersey are launched. Part 6, a mammoth parade in Sydney honors returning Australian troops.
Length: 09:48


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