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Title:"SORTIE" PT AND GUNS FIRING DAY AND NIGHT [Allocated Title]
Film Number:AYY 134
Other titles:BRITISH ARMY OPERATIONS IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR [Allocated Series Title]
Summary: 1 and 2 July. 547th Special Coast Regiment, Royal Artillery, between Aldeburgh and Southwold, Suffolk. Hurricane diving at camera. Physical Training by 409th Battery Dunwich, they do "O'Grady Says" and Leap Frog and also boxing. 6-inch Naval guns, 328th Battery Aldeburgh firing out to sea. Night shots of searchlight beam out to sea, coastal defences visible in beam. Guns firing in searchlight beam. Night shot inside gun turret.
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)