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Other titles:BRITISH ARMY OPERATIONS IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR [Allocated Series Title]
Summary: Scenes in Medjez El Bab, described on the dope sheet as "a typical Tunisian village".
Description: Long shot of Algiers harbour enveloped in a smokescreen. Street scenes at Medjez El Bab. Bailey bridge over the original bridge destroyed by the Germans. Jeeps and other traffic crossing the bridge. Close up of signboard to "Terbourka" (presumabily Tabarka, Tunisia). 2nd Battalion Paratroops and 2nd Battalion Hampshire Regiment crossing the bridge before taking up defensive positions. They go past bombed houses. Tanks approach Medjez El Bab.
Production Details: War Office Film Unit (Production company)
Glendinning, Hone1912-08-161997-08-26 (Production individual)
Personalities, Units and Organisations: British Army, Eighth Army (regiment/service)
British Army, Hampshire Regiment, 2nd Battalion (regiment/service)
British Army, Parachute Regiment, 2nd Battalion (regiment/service)
Keywords: Medjez el Bab, Tunisia (geography)
Algiers, Algeria (geography)
North Africa 1939-1945 (theme)