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Title:ATTACK ON BRIGADE HQ; OBSERVATION POST [Allocated Title]
Film Number:AYY 322
Other titles:BRITISH ARMY OPERATIONS IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR [Allocated Series Title]
Summary: An air raid by Ju 88s on the Royal Irish 38th Brigade HQ. Officers of C Battery, 12th Royal Horse Artillery at the front line observation post north of Bou Arada.
Description: A Bofors gun firing at a Ju 88, tracer shells are visible. The plane attacks for a second time. Bombs bursting blow the hill, 500 yards from HQ.
Officers taking bearings and plotting targets to enable the guns to open fire on a German observation post on Two Tree Hill. An officer looking through a Telescope Stereoscopic and giving instructions to other officers. Two Tree Hill with the Telescope Stereoscopic in the foreground.
Production Details: War Office Film Unit (Production company)
French, Henry (Production individual)
Personalities, Units and Organisations: British Army, Royal Artillery, Royal Horse Artillery, C Battery (regiment/service)
British Army, 38th (Irish) Infantry Brigade (regiment/service)
German Air Force (Third Reich) (regiment/service)
Keywords: Bou Arada, Tunisia (geography)
Tunisia 1942-1943, North Africa, Second World War (event)
North Africa 1939-1945 (theme)