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Other titles:BRITISH ARMY OPERATIONS IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR [Allocated Series Title]
Summary: Shots taken in Libya for the proposed full length film (also noted as "Libyan Victory") or Major Macdonald.
Description: Bren carriers cross a blown section of the pass at Tocra. Market scenes in Benghazi, damaged and undamaged buildings. Ships in the harbour. A German soldier looks at the moon. Vehicles descending the pass at Tocra. Colonists' houses with signs reading "Duce" and "Believe Obey Fight". Litter and furniture. Local farmers working in the fields. Camels pulling a primitive plough. Signs for Barce and Benghazi. Derelict colonists' houses. A German map of Cyrenaica. The countryside. Scattered toys, chairs and tables. Tombstones. Maddalena. Ruins of Cyrene. The RAF entering Panzer and the Luftwaffe HQ. Sketches on the wall. Signs for Barce, Apollonia and Cyrene. A colonist's house with a fascist sign and a German eagle. Heroes cemetery at Derna.
Production Details: War Office Film Unit (Production company)
Currey (Sergeant) (Production individual)
Personalities, Units and Organisations: British Army, Eighth Army (regiment/service)
Royal Air Force (regiment/service)
Keywords: Cyrene, Libya (geography)
Tocra, Libya (geography)
Benghazi, Libya (geography)
Derna, Libya (geography)
Western Desert 1940-1943, North Africa, Second World War (event)
North Africa 1939-1945 (theme)