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Other titles:BRITISH ARMY OPERATIONS IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR [Allocated Series Title]
Summary: HMG Boche Buster, the largest gun in England (an 18-inch Howitzer railway truck mounting), at Bishopsbourne near Canterbury, Kent. 11th Super-Heavy Battery 2nd SH Regiment. CCRA (Commander, Corps Royal Artillery) 12th Corps. Commanding Officer Major C L Boyle. Train comes out of tunnel and stops. Camouflage covering is taken off. Various shots of gun, elevating barrel, etc. Shell is brought up ready for loading into breach. Shots of the name of the gun. Officer on gun during filming is 2nd Lieutenant H T Robinson.
Production Details: War Office Film Unit (Production company)
Rignold, Harry (Captain)1943-09-12Cameraman, service number 98582, killed in action during Salerno landings. See http://www.cwgc.org/search/casualty_details.aspx?casualty=938723 accessed 7 March 2011 (Production individual)