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War On Wheels R1 of 2

Reel Number: H1335-01

Color: Black and White

Sound: SD

Year / Date: 1943

Country: Tunisia

Location: North Africa

TC Begins: 11:00:01

TC Ends: 11:09:44

Duration: 00:09:43

Titles. R1 of 2 11:00:25 MS Under Secretary of War Robert Patterson at desk signing paperwork. 11:00:45 CU Wall map of Tunisia, arm points movement of supplies. 11:01:10 LS of light tanks across hilly desert kicking up dust. MCU man / lookout standing in turret; passing camera. 11:01:36 Mobile anti-aircraft gun & crew in desert, tanks in distance. Supply convoy towards camera w/ jeeps & half-tracks; trucks loaded w/ cartons, some loaded w/ soldiers bouncing across desert. Tanks come to stop at tank tracks in dirt. Stir up remains of cooking fire & hurry off. 11:03:16 Tanks, other vehicles across desert talking on field radios & telephones. Preparing for tank attack. 11:05:00 Tank past desert shack; explosion. Other explosions close by, much dust & dirt. LS of explosions on desert. Moving shots of tanks at speed. Jeeps double back as decoy. Trucks in convoy passing tanks. Tanks come under attack, one burning; others past explosions. 11:07:35 Men on radio (SOF) calling for help. 11:07:52 Medium tank platoon nearby, men run & leave w/ tanks to defend / attack. Speed across rough desertscape. 11:09:27 View of German enemy vehicles seen thru binoculars WW2; North Africa; Propaganda Films; War Effort; M4 Sherman Tanks; M3 Half-tracks; M5 Light Tanks; NOTE: Staged Staged Kasserine Pass disaster but good picture quality & action.

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