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Title:5.5-INCH BRITISH FIELD GUNS IN ACTION; GERMAN EQUIPMENT CAPTURED BY THE GRENADIER GUARDS [Allocated Title]
Film Number:AYY 298-1
Other titles:BRITISH ARMY OPERATIONS IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR [Allocated Series Title]
Summary: British troops in Tunisia.
Description: I. A member of the gun crew scraping the mud off shells at Medjez El Bab. The 5.5-inch gun firing. Close-up of the gun's muzzle. Two guns firing simultaneously. The officer in charge giving Range and Fire orders. A member of the crew pulling the firing lanyard. Two guns firing.
II. German arms and equipment. A mortar is manned by a member of the Grenadier Guards. He picks up a bomb and holds it near the mouth of the mortar. Mortar bombs in a case, the lid is closed to show the German lettering on it. Close-up of a man's hands manipulating the sights of the mortar. An officer examines a German anti-tank rifle.