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Title:AMERICAN GUNS IN ACTION; GUN FIRING; WESTERN DESERT OFFENSIVE [Allocated Title]
Film Number:AYY 225/1-3
Other titles:BRITISH ARMY OPERATIONS IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR [Allocated Series Title]
Summary: Royal Artillery in the Western Desert.
Description: 27th and 28th Medium Regiment. Removing camouflage net before firing. Traversing gun. Howitzers in action. Loading and ramming shell. Inserting charge and closing breech. Removing shell caps. Suffolk gunners firing 4.5-inch guns.
A Crusader tank moving up in a cloud of dust between El Adem and Knightsbridge. Lieutenant-Colonel D G Thorburn of the Highland Light Infantry reads orders for the battle to his men. Salvage of a German Mark III tank.