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Fight For Egypt
Description: 1940's newsreel documenting the battle between Allied and Axis forces in Tobruk, Libya near Egypt.
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Clip #: TFA-115L
Length: 4:00
Year: 1942
Color: B/W
Sound: Silent
Library: TFA Network
Decade: 1940s
Filmmaker: Eugene Castle
Region: Africa
Country: Egypt
Subject: World War II
Original: 16mm
1940s, newsreel, Tobruk, Libya, Egypt, World War II, Allies, Allied forces, Axis, invasion of North Africa, British artillery defends Tobruk, British soldiers firing artillery, Royal Air Force and United States Army Air Forces planes taking off from desert and in flight, flying tigers aircraft, pilot, bombs being dropped from airplane, Nazi general surrenders, white flag next to artillery, soldiers marching, warships escort convoys through Mediterranean, battleships firing guns, Axis bomber hit by Allied ship and crashing into water, General Claude Auchinleck takes command, Allies and Axis forces bombing the desert, tanks

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