STK-ID 40208

Desert Victory: Cut from AIR TO AIR MS of Mitchell bombers. GROUND TO AIR SHOT of bomber fleet, to Italian antiaircraft guns being manned, being fired. AIR TO AIR SHOT of bombers, some US, some British, black puffs. AERIAL SHOT of desert, tracks of armoured vehicles. Cut to bomber pilot pressing release, bombs falling as seen from side, from directly above. Shots of British tanks speeding in clouds of sand past camera. Quick cuts of artillery firing, tank being blasted, S.P.'s firing, British soldiers attacking past and into dust or smoke cloud, stepping over dead Germans. Shot of British tank pursuing German tank at full speed. Cut to MCS of Field Marshall Montgomery with binoculars. Quick cuts M.G., tank, field piece firing.


Excerpt from
War News
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 16 mm
Shooting format
16mm fine grain b&w
Aspect ratio