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Title:THE LAUNCHING OF A BAILEY CLEAR SPAN BRIDGE [Allocated Title]
Film Number:AYY 303/1
Other titles:BRITISH ARMY OPERATIONS IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR [Allocated Series Title]
Summary: The completion of the biggest bailey clear span bridge to be built in the African campaign, one and a half miles west of Medjez El Bab, Tunisia.
Description: Men from the 214th Field Company, Royal Engineers working on the final construction of the bridge. Shots of the boat ferry. A tractor at work clearing the ground. The bridge being launched in stages and the skeleton nose being removed in panels. The rocking rollers and plates are removed. The bridge in its final position. A bulldozer at work.