By continuing to use this site without changing your cookie settings,
and for us to access our cookies on your device.
Title:7TH ARMOURED DIVISION ENTER BEN GARDANE [Allocated Title]
Film Number:AYY 346/1/1
Other titles:BRITISH ARMY OPERATIONS IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR [Allocated Series Title]
Summary: 131 Brigade, 7th Armoured Division and tanks are the first Allied troops in Ben Gardane after its capture from the Axis powers.
Description: Valentine tanks of the 50th Royal Tank Regiment passing a sign for Ben Gardane. The reception by local people. British troops bartering for eggs with military money. A tank commander gives a hearty handshake to a French local. View from the rooftops of tanks and medium artillery passing through the town. Two French police officers speaking to British soldiers at their Headquarters. The French flag flying. Staff outside the police HQ.
Production Details: War Office Film Unit (Production company)
Acland, A W (Production individual)
Personalities, Units and Organisations: British Army, 7th Armoured Division (regiment/service)
British Army, 131st Infantry Brigade (regiment/service)
British Army, 50th Royal Tank Regiment (regiment/service)
Keywords: Ben Gardane, Tunisia (geography)
Tunisia 1942-1943, North Africa, Second World War (event)
North Africa 1939-1945 (theme)