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With British Forces In Iraq (1941)

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Title reads: "With the British Forces in Iraq". Iraq. C/Us of sign: "Royal Air Force Habbaniya. London 3287 miles, Baghdad 55 miles." Various shots of British machine gun nests looking over Euphrates River. L/Ss from the ground of German bomber dropping its bombs on a dyke from a low altitude, we see the explosion. Various shots of Arab soldiers looking at burnt out wrecks of cars, the remains of a rebel supply column bombed by RAF aeroplanes. Various shots of Iraqi prisoners being put to work repairing bomb damaged dyke. Various C/Us of soldiers of Iraqi army. Various C/Us of the Regent of Iraq, Regent Emir Abdul Illah, with his loyal ministers. 90,000 historic films, all SEARCHABLE on YouTube at: http://www.youtube.com/britishpathe Join us on Facebook at: http://www.facebook.com/britishpathe Tweet us @britishpathe FILM ID:1117.26