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Title:AIRPORT AT OUINA NEAR TUNIS CAPTURED BY THE ALLIES [Allocated Title]
Film Number:AYY 435/2
Other titles:BRITISH ARMY OPERATIONS IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR [Allocated Series Title]
Summary: Prisoners at a POW Collection centre near St Cyprien and wrecked enemy aircraft at El Ouina aerodrome.
Description: Panning shot along a line of prisoners at the POW Collection Centre. German and Italian prisoners being driven in carriers through the streets of Tunis to the POW Collection Centre. Panning shot of the ruined administration buildings at El Ouina aerodrome. Another shot of a wrecked building. A Heinkel He 111 plane with a wing missing framed under the tail plane of a Ju 52. Panning shot along the skeleton of a Messerschmitt Me 323. An undamaged Fieseler Storch plane. Panning shot along the wreckage of another Messerschmitt Me 323 ending on a wrecked Ju 52. Close-up of a store of 500 lb bombs with Sergeant Oxley of the RAF looking them over. Front view of an undamaged Italian Savioa-Marchetti SM 84 Bis, Series V plane. A wrecked Ju 88 inside the hangar. Close-up of a wrecked Ju 52. Panning shot over a graveyard of Ju 52s. Another panning shot with engines in the foreground. Close-up of a Ju 52 tailboards.
Production Details: War Office Film Unit (Production company)
Radford, John H. B. (Sergeant) (Production individual)
Personalities, Units and Organisations: British Army (regiment/service)
Royal Air Force (regiment/service)
German Army (Third Reich) (regiment/service)
German Air Force (Third Reich) (regiment/service)
Italian Air Force (regiment/service)
Keywords: Tunis, Tunisia (geography)
St Cyprien, Tunisia (geography)
El Ouina, Tunisia (geography)
Tunisia 1942-1943, North Africa, Second World War (event)
North Africa 1939-1945 (theme)
Prisoners of War, North Africa 1939-1945 (theme)