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Title:RECONNAISSANCE IN FORCE AND MINE LIFTING OPERATION [Allocated Title]
Film Number:AYY 345/2
Other titles:BRITISH ARMY OPERATIONS IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR [Allocated Series Title]
Summary: Churchill tanks go forwards to lift mines to prepare the advance of the Coldstream and Grenadier Guards on the road from Sbiba to Sbeitla, Tunisia.
Description: Churchill tanks coming off the road and forming up below the hill. A squadron with crews and men of the 8th Field Company, Royal Engineers on top of the tanks. Officers giving final instructions. Churchill tanks in the background. The whole squadron moves off into enemy territory with men of the 8th Field Company laying on the front and rear of the tanks with Bren guns, rifles and mortars. Tanks moving forwards with an infantry smokescreen laid by 25 pounder shell bursts.