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Title:CONSTRUCTION OF LONGEST BAILEY BRIDGE YET USED IN THE TUNISIAN CAMPAIGN [Allocated Title]
Film Number:AYY 303/4-2
Other titles:BRITISH ARMY OPERATIONS IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR [Allocated Series Title]
Summary: Building of the Bailey Bridge at Medjez El Bab, Tunisia.
Description: Men from the 214th Field Company, Royal Engineers making the road leading to the new Bailey bridge at Medjez El Bab. Brigadier Coldwell. Sappers Newman and Gort hammering the road foundations. Sappers Newman and Johnson clearing rubble from the road. A compression wagon and bulldozer. Carrying girders into position. A bulldozer pushing the bridge across the river and men moving the bridge over rollers. Sapper Brice tightening a holding bolt. Shot taken from on the moving bridge as the bulldozer pushes it across the river.