Desert victory : the actual story of the rout of Rommel by the British Eighth Army : a full-length feature picture.

One of 30 posters in the series: British War Posters available on this site.

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Movie poster in brown and red tones, promoting the film, "Desert Victory". At the top is a close-up image of a portion of a typed document: "Directive to General Alexander, Commander-in-Chief in the Middle East" and photographs of Bernard Montgomery (left) and Harold Alexander (right) in uniform; along the left side are three photographs of wartime scenes; and at the lower right is an illustration of a battle scene.

Physical Description

1 poster : col. ; 56 x 33 cm.

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Creator: Unknown. Creation Date: Unknown.

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This poster is part of the collection entitled: World War Two Collection and one other and was provided by UNT Libraries Government Documents Department to Digital Library, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 244 times . More information about this poster can be viewed below.

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  • Main Title: Desert victory : the actual story of the rout of Rommel by the British Eighth Army : a full-length feature picture.
  • Series Title: British War Posters

Description

Movie poster in brown and red tones, promoting the film, "Desert Victory". At the top is a close-up image of a portion of a typed document: "Directive to General Alexander, Commander-in-Chief in the Middle East" and photographs of Bernard Montgomery (left) and Harold Alexander (right) in uniform; along the left side are three photographs of wartime scenes; and at the lower right is an illustration of a battle scene.

Physical Description

1 poster : col. ; 56 x 33 cm.

Notes

"Produced by the film units of the British Army and the R.A.F."

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  • Accession or Local Control No: Database No. 215
  • Accession or Local Control No: Historical Collection Accession No. WP No.# 42
  • Call Number: Posters WW2 GB Army 1
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc465

Collections

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World War Two Collection

These materials focus on WWII and the immediate postwar period of the late 1940s. In addition to materials created during the time period, materials may include modern studies and commemorative works about the era.

World War Poster Collection

From World War I French victory figures to grim views of the Nazi regime, these posters demonstrate the power of words and images.

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  • June 12, 2006, 8:19 p.m.

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  • June 2, 2010, 5:39 p.m.

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Desert victory : the actual story of the rout of Rommel by the British Eighth Army : a full-length feature picture., poster, Date Unknown; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc465/: accessed July 21, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.