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Other titles:BRITISH ARMY OPERATIONS IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR [Allocated Series Title]
Summary: Exercise at Mombasa, Kenya.
Description: 121 Force scale the cliff face, defended by the King's African Rifles. Lieutenant-Colonel M M Alston-Roberts-West is commanding the 2nd Battalion, South Lancashire Regiment. Exercise at the causeway connecting Mombasa to the mainland. The other British officers present are Brigadier F W Festing; Lieutenant-Colonel D J Dean VC, Pioneer Corps; Lieutenant-Colonel Stockwell, Royal Welsh Fusiliers; Major-General R G Sturges; Rear Admiral W G Tennant and Admiral Sir James F Somerville.
Production Details: Army Film and Photographic Unit (Production company)
Rottner, G H (Production individual)
Personalities, Units and Organisations: Somerville, James Fownes (person)
Sturges, Robert Grice (person)
Alston-Roberts-West, Michael (person)
Festing, Francis Wogan (person)
Dean, Donald John (person)
Stockwell, Hugh Charles (person)
Tennant, William George (person)
British Army (regiment/service)
British Army, King's African Rifles (regiment/service)
British Army, South Lancashire Regiment (The Prince of Wales's Volunteers), 2nd Battalion (regiment/service)
Keywords: Mombasa, Kenya (geography)
East Africa 1939-1945 (theme)