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Title:THE PIONEER CORPS ERECT A HEAVY GUN IN FRANCE [Allocated Title]
Film Number:AYY 13A/4
Other titles:BRITISH ARMY OPERATIONS IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR [Allocated Series Title]
Summary: Pioneer Corps erect a heavy gun in woods in France, which is loaded and elevated. Registration number of gun is C 18644. Late "Phoney War".
Description: Men of the Auxiliary Military Pioneer Corps (AMPC) working with a spanner and lever. Royal Artillery troops fixing a big gun emplacement under camouflage. Close up of men putting in clamping nuts. Men standing around a camouflaged gun. Men laying rails for the big gun. Camouflaging the gun. The gun in position under a tree. Men working on the emplacement of the big gun. Part of the gun fixed on rails being moved into position. The gun is pushed into position. The gun on a pivot. Men moving part of the gun on rails into position. Men in field standing around the gun position. Stationary lorries. Part of the gun being drawn to be fixed into position. Military traffic passes by on the road in the background.