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British Operations in Cyrenaica, Libya and the Construction of the Gazala line, 1941-1942
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directed by Jonathan Martin, fl. 1990-2010; produced by Jonathan Martin, fl. 1990-2010; in The Impregnable Gazala Line, Great Blunders in History (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 1998), 6 mins
In the spring of 1942, the British constructed what they believed was an impregnable defense line in Libya. Learn why it proved to be fatally flawed and how Germany's General Rommel almost succeeded in driving the British back across the other side of the Suez Canal.
directed by Jonathan Martin, fl. 1990-2010; produced by Jonathan Martin, fl. 1990-2010; in The Impregnable Gazala Line, Great Blunders in History (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 1998), 6 mins
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Universal Newsreels, Release 44, December 24, 1941
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in Universal Newsreels, Release 44 (Los Angeles, CA - Hollywood: Universal Pictures Company, 1941, originally published 1941), 8 mins
This newsreel features WWII and military alliances.
in Universal Newsreels, Release 44 (Los Angeles, CA - Hollywood: Universal Pictures Company, 1941, originally published 1941), 8 mins
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Universal Newsreels, Release 959, March 4, 1941
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in Universal Newsreels, Release 959 (Los Angeles, CA - Hollywood: Universal Pictures Company, 1941, originally published 1941), 17 mins
This newsreel features the film-making industry.
in Universal Newsreels, Release 959 (Los Angeles, CA - Hollywood: Universal Pictures Company, 1941, originally published 1941), 17 mins
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United News, Release 28, 1942
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in United News (Los Angeles, CA - Hollywood: United Newsreel Corporation, 1942, originally published 1942), 10 mins
This World War II-era newsreel includes the following segments: 1. Tanks of the British 8th Army roll past the wreckage of Rommel's Afrika Korps in Libya; supply bases established on the British route. 2. Canadian mounted police officially open the Alcan highway and truck convoys roll northward. 3. Allied troops a...
in United News (Los Angeles, CA - Hollywood: United Newsreel Corporation, 1942, originally published 1942), 10 mins
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Universal Newsreels, Release 962, March 13, 1941
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in Universal Newsreels, Release 962 (Los Angeles, CA - Hollywood: Universal Pictures Company, 1941, originally published 1941), 13 mins
This newsreel, produced by Universal Pictures Company, is about laws and legislation and military aid.
in Universal Newsreels, Release 962 (Los Angeles, CA - Hollywood: Universal Pictures Company, 1941, originally published 1941), 13 mins
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Battleline, 7, Tobruk
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directed by Nicholas H. Cominos, 1923-2008; produced by Nicholas H. Cominos, 1923-2008, in Battleline, 7 (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2008, originally published 1964), 20 mins
Maintaining control of the Libyan city of Tobruk was crucial to the Allied war effort; loss of the strategic Mediterranean port would shorten Axis supply lines. This classic program incorporates authentic WWII archival film footage and accounts from soldiers on both sides of the battleline in Tobruk.
directed by Nicholas H. Cominos, 1923-2008; produced by Nicholas H. Cominos, 1923-2008, in Battleline, 7 (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2008, originally published 1964), 20 mins
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