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Other titles:BRITISH ARMY OPERATIONS IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR [Allocated Series Title]
Summary: Observation procedure preceding a long range gun attack.
Description: Men from the 426th South Nottinghamshire (Hussars) Battery, Royal Horse Artillery firing a 5.5-inch gun. Movements made from the order Take Post to when the gun is fired. Detailed shots of the firing of the gun. The sixty-foot tower of the Flashspotters' Observation Post. The observer and operator taking ranges with the theodolite. Operator on the telephone to Counter Battery Officer giving bearings of enemy positions. Close-up of the theodolite.
Production Details: Army Film and Photographic Unit (Production company)
Groom, G (Production individual)
Personalities, Units and Organisations: British Army, South Nottinghamshire Hussars Yeomanry (regiment/service)
British Army, Royal Artillery, Royal Horse Artillery (regiment/service)
British Army, South Nottinghamshire Hussars Yeomanry, 426th Battery (regiment/service)
Keywords: El Alamein, Egypt (geography)
El Alamein 1942, North Africa, Second World War (event)
North Africa 1939-1945 (theme)