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Other titles:BRITISH ARMY OPERATIONS IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR [Allocated Series Title]
Summary: The 1st Canadian Division, Guards Armoured Division, and the RAF / RAF Regiment at a battle exercise near Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire. The action is filmed from both the "German" and "British" sides.
Description: Stretcher bearers bringing in a casualty and negotiating an obstacle. A defence position and wireless post at a defended bridge in the front line. A party at lunch. Three men in a slit trench on the embankment of the bridge. A 6 pounder anti-tank gun in action. Tanks going into action. A piper from a Scottish regiment (possibly the Black Watch) playing. A bomber over the positions. Close-up of a tank. A bomber bombing enemy positions. Tanks breaking through a hedge. A tank climbing a bank. Close-up of a wireless operator on a wireless truck. A Canadian resting after the battle. A group of Canadians resting. A "British" (actually Canadian) anti-tank rifle at a road block near Aylesbury. The umpire giving the decision on a knocked out Bren carrier. The crew are taken prisoner. German tanks attempting to recapture ground held by the British.
Production Details: War Office Film Unit (Production company)
Baynes, G (Production individual)
Personalities, Units and Organisations: Royal Air Force (regiment/service)
Royal Air Force, Royal Air Force Regiment (regiment/service)
Canadian Army, 1st Canadian Division (regiment/service)
British Army, Guards Armoured Division (regiment/service)
Keywords: Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, England, UK (geography)