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Title:ARRIVAL OF THE 8TH ARMOURED DIVISION VEHICLES [Allocated Title]
Film Number:AYY 236/13
Other titles:BRITISH ARMY OPERATIONS IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR [Allocated Series Title]
Summary: Armoured fighting vehicles arriving at Port Tewfik, Egypt.
Description: Armoured cars being loaded onto the quayside from SS Clan Murray then driven onto awaiting train trucks. Wood blocks being placed under the wheels of the cars. Valentine tanks Mk III in the hold of SS Queen Adelaide. The tanks are hoisted out of the hold by crane and lowered onto Z craft (small ships built for carrying tanks). Fitters carry out small adjustments to the engines. The Z craft nears the quayside. Tanks leave the craft and pass battered German armoured cars on the quayside.