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Title:THE BATTLE AT EL AROUSSA; ATTACK ON STEAMROLLER FARM NEAR EL AROUSSA [Allocated Title]
Film Number:AYY 355
Other titles:BRITISH ARMY OPERATIONS IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR [Allocated Series Title]
Summary: A tractor tows away a half-track vehicle and a German gun which were knocked out during the Battle of El Aroussa, Tunisia. View of an attack by the Coldstream Guards on a farm on the El Aroussa-Medjez-El-Bab road
Description: The German burnt out half-track vehicle with soldiers inspecting the damage. A Scout car belonging to the Derbyshire Yeomanry which had smashed an 88mm gun. The Scammell tractor and crew. The tractor moving into position. The crew hitch up with the gun and move off onto the road. A Derbyshire Yeomanry officer seated on the moving gun. View from an observation post on a hill top of anti-personnel bombs from German 6-inch mortars bursting among Churchill tanks parked in a field. In the distance smoke rises from burning enemy vehicles. A captured German 88mm gun being towed by a Scammell tractor.