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Title:2LB ANTI-TANK GUNS IN ACTION; INSPECTION AND DECORATION OF 7TH INDIAN BRIGADE; GENERALS' INSPECTION [Allocated Title]
Film Number:AYY 199
Other titles:BRITISH ARMY OPERATIONS IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR [Allocated Series Title]
Summary: Scenes in the Western Desert, March 1942.
Description: AYY 199-1. 19 Mar. 1942. Firing of 2lb anti-tank guns at a practice shoot in Mena. Gun team in action, gun fired on and off the lorry.
AYY 199-2-1. 7 Mar. 1942. General Auchinleck holds investiture, inspection and march past of 7th Indian Brigade at Mena Camp. The Brigade consists of the 4/11 Sikhs, 4/16 Punjabs, Royal Sussex and Anti-Tank Company Brigade.
AYY 199-2-2. 7 Mar. 1942. General inspection and presentation of medals to the 7th Indian Brigade, including the 17th Field Ambulance. The Commander in Chief takes the salute from the 12th Field Company, the 4/16 Punjabs, the 4/11 Sikhs, the 17th Field Ambulance and the 20th Workshops.
AYY 199-3. Generals Gott (13th Corps), Lumsden and Corbett and Colonel C B Harvey (10th Hussars) hold an inspection of the 1st Armoured Division at Sghifet Es Sidra in the Western Desert (Libya). Brigade exercise with anti-tank guns, Mark VI tanks and armoured cars.