Object details

Category
Film
Related period
Second World War (content)
Creator
Ealing Studios (Production company)
Cavalcanti, Alberto (Production individual)
Balcon, Michael Elias (Production individual)
Dearden, Basil Clive (Production individual)
Danischewsky, M (Production individual)
Croydon, John (Production individual)
Pitt, Ray (Production individual)
Williams, Eric (Production individual)
Crichton, Charles Ainslie (Production individual)
Frank, Michael (Production cast)
Production date
1941-03
Place made
GB
Dimensions

whole: Number Of Items/reels/tapes 3

Catalogue number
COI 489

Related content

Crusader tanks and other vehicles out on patrol in the Western Desert, 26 August 1942.
Second World War
How The British Secured A Victory In The Desert During The Second World War
When Italy declared war on 10 June 1940, the Italian Army in Libya threatened the vital Suez Canal in British-occupied Egypt. Italian forces attacked Egypt on 13 September. General O’Connor’s Western Desert Force was outnumbered, but his commander-in-chief, General Wavell, ordered a surprise attack at Sidi Barrani three days later.