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Other titles:BRITISH ARMY OPERATIONS IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR [Allocated Series Title]
Summary: A re-enacted film about a fictional patrol made at Deir El Risw to illustrate a day in the life of a British Army armoured car crew in the Western Desert.
Description: The men in the film are the Number 6 Troop A Squadron, 12th Lancers, 7th Armoured Division. They rise and breakfast and with their Troop Leader proceed to a ridge to watch a strong point believed to be controlled by the enemy. The Troop Leader sends a message back to the Commanding Officer Lieutenant-Colonel G J Kidston. They maintain their positions until nightfall and continue the following day. The cars are Humber armoured cars with Besa guns. The Troop Leader is played by a professional actor, Second Lieutenant Peter [Wills].