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The Victory You [Underlined] Made Possible

Series

Series Name
Warwork News

Issue

Issue No.
S15/16
Stories in this Issue:
  1. 1The Other Man’s Job: Bombs from Sea Water
  2. 2The Victory You [Underlined] Made Possible

Story

Story No. within this Issue
2 / 2
Summary
Eighth Army attack Tripoli, blasting its way along. It is stressed "Your [underlined] lorries, guns and ammunition made this advance possible". In Tripoli, troops receive a big welcome from local people. Views of Tripoli Harbour. The formal surrender of Italians to General Montgomery. Union Jack hoisted. The formal entry of Montgomery into Tripoli. Winston Churchill motors into Tripoli and is greeted by Montgomery and Alexander. Speaks to Eighth Army on outskirts of Tripoli. Triumphant march past - with bagpipes.
Keywords
Politics and government; Music and dance; Ceremonies; Military

This series is held by:

Film Archive

Name
Imperial War Museum Film and Video Archive
Email
film@iwm.org.uk
Web
http://www.iwm.org.uk/collections/film
Phone
020 7416 5291
Fax
020 7416 5379
Address
Lambeth Road
London SE1 6HZ
Notes
The IWM also preserves the original nitrate film copies for the World War II period of British Paramount News, Gaumont British News and Universal News.
Series held
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