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Other titles:BRITISH ARMY OPERATIONS IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR [Allocated Series Title]
Summary: Tank and artillery demonstrations in Dorset and Wiltshire for the visit of a Chinese general's mission to Southern Command.
Description: The mission leaving the Adjutant's office at Bovington to tour the tank sheds and inspect the tanks. The party inspecting various types of tanks. General Hsiung Shin Hui entering and leaving a wireless van. A bridging tank lowering and raising its bridge. Members of the mission around the bridging tank. At Lulworth the General walks from one building to another (inspecting tank guns on frames). The party inspecting tanks. A British officer pointing to the muzzle of a tank gun and explaining it to the General. The party watches a tank-firing demonstration of tracer bullets. The party leaving the scene of the demonstration. The General's car arriving at the School of Artillery Headquarters at Larkhill. The General entering and leaving the office. After some handshaking and saluting he leaves the headquarters to tour the miniature ranges. A 6 pounder going into action and firing. People watching the demonstration. Close-up of the General. The party watching 25 pounders firing. The General inspects the guns. Officers explain the workings of the gun to him. The party leave the gun to go to the observation post. The General watches 25 pound shells exploding. The General getting into his car and being driven away.