Battle of Egypt

Accession Number F01223
Collection type Film
Measurement 15 min
Object type Actuality footage
Physical description 35mm/b&w/silent
Maker Hurley, James Francis (Frank)
Place made North Africa: Western Desert, Western Desert (Egypt), El Alamein Area, El Alamein
Date made 1942
Access Open
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain


Australian and British troops in the Alamein area; Infantry, Artillery, Cavalry. VX46983 Brigadier Raymond Walter Tovell and 225 (NX73) Major Charles Hector Finlay of 26 Australian Infantry Brigade; General Sir Leslie Morshead, GOC AIF; VX21054 Lieutenant Thomas Frank Timson, 2/24 Infantry Battalion Field Security Service interrogating prisoners; Lieutenant Horsley, 9 Australian Division Provost Company. Searching prisoners of war; desert scenes. YMCA Commissioner Leu Jones is invested with the German Iron Cross by Australian troops.

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