Workshops at Cairo

Accession Number F01073
Collection type Film
Measurement 11 min
Object type Actuality footage
Physical description 35mm/b&w/sound
Maker Hurley, James Francis (Frank)
Place made Egypt: Cairo
Date made November 1941; December 1941
Access Open
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain


In November and December, 1940 the Australian Photographic Unit photographed the AEME Field Workshop. This workshop was the biggest in the Middle East. Ron Williams of the Photographic Unit interviews AEME officers and has a running commentary on different jobs performed in the field workshops. Williams is taken on a tour of the workshops area by Major E W Bryceson, AEME. Identified personnel are: Captain J W Redpath first shown facing right lighting pipe. Captain J A Naismith shaking hands with Ron Williams.

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