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Axis forces withdrawing in El Alamein and British troops advance through Libya and Syria.

Second battle of El Alamein in Egypt between Allied Forces and German Forces in October, 1942. Tanks advance and Axis powers in full retreat. British advance with tanks. British flag is raised. British advance on road and on mountain terrains. Water and other supplies brought by Navy. Troops advance through Matruh and Sidi Banari in Egypt; Tobruk and Bengasi in Libya; and Homs in Syria. Harbors littered by Germans. Fuel barrels unloaded from ship. Troops in combat with enemy in outskirts of Tripoli. Wounded soldier taken on litter. Artillery is fired. Smoke arises from explosions.

Date: 1944
Duration: 4 min 32 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Australian aircraft bombing during Syrian Campaign in Syria.

Australian aircraft parked on ground during Syrian Campaign in Syria. Pilots near the planes. The planes are inspected before take-off. Aircraft taxis and takes off. Australian bomber aircraft in flight. Aerial view of land. Australian planes bombing. Natives of Syria celebrate armistice on streets. Huge crowd cheers. Australian soldiers smoke.

Date: 1941, August 27
Duration: 55 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Excavations in Italy and Syria are brought into recognition.

Scenes of excavations in Sperlonge Italy and Syria. The Italian Grotto of Tiberius is discovered to be a treasure trove of sculpture and statuary from the time of the Roman Emperor Tiberius. Archaeologists examine pieces of large Roman statues found in the grotto. In Basra, Syria, a 20,000 seated stadium, dating back to 200 A.D. is brought into recognition.

Date: 1958, May 29
Duration: 57 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
People gathered during the launching ceremony of submarine SS Seawolf at Portsmouth Navy Yard in Kittery, Maine.

Launching of submarine SS Seawolf (SS-197) at Portsmouth Navy Yard in Kittery, Maine on 15 August, 1939. Clip opens with the submarine in water post launch. Next scenes show the prior events: People look on as workers pound braces away so submarine can slide down skids. Sponsor Mrs. Syria Florence Kalbfus, wife of Admiral Edward C. Kalbfus, walks up a flight of stairs beside the submarine ship with a U.S. Navy Officer. She greets another woman. The navy officer near them. The woman talks to another woman. A man standing on a ladder works on a side of the ship. Navy officers and a woman. Mrs. Syria Florence Kalbfus pulls a rope and smashes a bottle against the hull, and the submarine is launched. The submarine sliding into water. People gathered for the World War 2 era launching ceremony.

Date: 1939, August 15
Duration: 3 min 21 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
 
French marines, at a Syrian port, store supplies for Allied armies on the Eastern Front in World War I

Seven French marines gather around a rail car of war supplies, on a small gauge track beside a heavily sandbagged bunker, in Syria, during World War 1.. Two French officers monitor their activity as they remove shells and gun powder, from the rail car, for placement in the bunker. Other marines are seen inside the supply bunker.

Date: 1916
Duration: 17 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
President of Syrian Republic confers with Foreign Minister Jamil Mardam Bey in Damascus, Syria.

Syrian President meets the foreign Minister in Syria. Entrance of the palace of the Syrian President Shukri al-Quwatli. The President arrives at the palace. Armed guards line up outside the building. The President seated with the Foreign Minister Jamil Mardam Bey inside the building. They discuss amongst themselves. President signs a decree. President of the Syrian Chamber of Deputies arrives. President stands up. The officials discuss amongst themselves. Entrance of the Government Palace. The session of cabinet. Official reads a report. Minister of Interior Sabri al Assali asks for instructions. Other ministers listen.

Date: 1945
Duration: 3 min 50 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
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