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Title:THE NEW ZEALAND ADVANCE SOUTH OF EL ALAMEIN [Allocated Title]
Film Number:AYY 241/1
Other titles:BRITISH ARMY OPERATIONS IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR [Allocated Series Title]
Summary: Action near El Alamein.
Description: Result of artillery barrage on 11 July before a night advance by the 4th and 5th New Zealand Brigades to a strong position four to five miles forward of Deir El Muhafid, south of El Alamein. Smashed enemy 88mm guns, lorries and equipment. The guns have been spiked to prevent their use in a counter-attack. 25 pounders firing and shells landing over the ridge. New Zealand cavalry going out to locate the enemy.