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Other titles:BRITISH ARMY OPERATIONS IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR [Allocated Series Title]
Summary: Training at the 54th Division Battle Training School at Aldeburgh, Suffolk. The three exercises are: attacking an enemy pillbox on Goose Hill, a Bren carrier exercise and trapping Armoured Fighting Vehicles.
Description: 26 to 28 February. Number 8 Platoon doubling down the road. The platoon crawling forwards to give covering fire to the rest of the platoon. The platoon commander shouting orders to the section commanders. A section crossing a stream over tree boughs. The section making the final assault through a smokescreen. The platoon commander firing a pistol as a signal. A Bren gunner giving covering fire to the advancing section. The section advancing cautiously before coming under fire. Men clearing the pillbox. The crews running to their carriers, mounting and moving off. The carriers crashing through a hedgerow and advancing across a field. The carriers crashing through an obstacle and up a bank. The assault section laying in ambush. They rise from their cover to attack the Armoured Fighting Vehicle. Men attacking the AFV. Explosion on a carrier. Captain A Ashcroft of the Liverpool Irish Regiment (8th Battalion King's Regiment) firing a pistol as a signal for the attack. The carrier moving down the road prior to the attack.