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Title:ACTIVITIES OF THE RECCE CORPS [Allocated Title]
Film Number:AYY 303/2
Other titles:BRITISH ARMY OPERATIONS IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR [Allocated Series Title]
Summary: The 56th Reconnaissance Regiment in Tunisia.
Description: The heavily shelled church at Oued Zarga, with 2 pounder guns in the foreground. A "Go Slow" sign and a group of buildings with a painted Dubonnet advertisement. Men moving up a gorge to take up tank trap positions. A Reconnaissance Corps carrier pulling a 2 pounder anti-tank gun up the gorge. The gun crew of the 2 pounder pulling the gun into position. Anti-tank grenades ready for use, a man beside them camouflages his helmet. Camouflaging a Boys anti-tank rifle with heather. A rifle bomber settling down in the heather. A sergeant with a Tommy gun hidden in a crevice by the side of the road. Arabs being searched for arms after passing through the enemy lines. An anti-tank gun being camouflaged. Major Murray of the 56th Reconnaissance Regiment on the roof of a farm house with a map. An armoured car standing in the shadow of a wall with a despatch rider standing by. A reconnaissance car comes along the track to a new position. Major Murray on top of a haystack observing the enemy. A patrol with carriers. A farm occupied by the enemy, marking the limit of the reconnaissance.