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Title:FRENCH BATTALION, 12 KILOMETRES SOUTH OF BOU ARADA [Allocated Title]
Film Number:AYY 333/1
Other titles:BRITISH ARMY OPERATIONS IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR [Allocated Series Title]
Summary: The camouflaged headquarters of a French battalion with the 6th Armoured Division, 12 kilometres south of Bou Arada, Tunisia.
Description: View of a valley near Bou Arada showing German occupied territory from the French positions. Woods on the hill occupied by the French. A message is prepared at HQ and attached to the leg of a pigeon. White rags tied to trees to indicate the direction to HQ through the thick trees and bushes. The camouflaged headquarters. French troops reading the new batch of Tunisian newspapers. A French colonial cavalryman attends his horse. In headquarters, camera pans across a table littered with documents to show Commandant Durix.