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Title:PRISONERS OF WAR'S SPECIAL, TANK CHASERS AND DESTROYED ENEMY TANKS [Allocated Title]
Film Number:AYY 272/16
Other titles:BRITISH ARMY OPERATIONS IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR [Allocated Series Title]
Summary: Activity in the Western Desert after enemy withdrawal.
Description: German and Italian prisoners on the first passenger train from Alamein on 5 November. The prisoners scramble aboard the train. Prisoners march across a battle field west of Alamein en route for a POW camp. Crusader and diesel engine. Sherman tanks plough over a battle field after the retreating Axis army. German Mark III and Mark IV tanks left burning as the army moves forward. The infantry advance under the cover of the smoke.
Production Details: Army Film and Photographic Unit (Production company)
Windows, J C (Production individual)
Personalities, Units and Organisations: British Army, Eighth Army (regiment/service)
Keywords: El Alamein, Egypt (geography)
El Daba, Egypt (geography)
El Alamein 1942, North Africa, Second World War (event)
Western Desert 1940-1943, North Africa, Second World War (event)
North Africa 1939-1945 (theme)