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Title:GERMAN ATTACK ON SEDJENANE VALLEY [Allocated Title]
Film Number:AYY 357/2
Other titles:BRITISH ARMY OPERATIONS IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR [Allocated Series Title]
Summary: British troops in the German attack on Sedjenane Valley, Tunisia.
Description: 25 pounders on the Sedjenane road lay down a smokescreen on Djebel Galb Sour to enable the ambushed Durham Light Infantry, 139 Brigade, to retire. The DLI straggling back to a small Arab village. The men resting in the scrub. They advance again in open formation. Men jumping over a small river. A casualty on a stretcher being given first aid on his shoulder at the base of Djebel Rachtouil. The bearers lift the stretcher and carry it back to an Advanced Dressing Station. A panning shot of Sedjenane Valley showing the hill Djebel Galb Sour which is held by the Germans. Sedjenane village is in the foreground.
Production Details: War Office Film Unit (Production company)
Wilson, M (Sergeant) (Production individual)
Personalities, Units and Organisations: British Army, Durham Light Infantry (regiment/service)
British Army, 139th Brigade (regiment/service)
British Army, Royal Army Medical Corps (regiment/service)
Keywords: Sedjenane, Tunisia (geography)
Djebel Galb Sour, Tunisia (geography)
Djebel Rachtouil, Tunisia (geography)
Tunisia 1942-1943, North Africa, Second World War (event)
North Africa 1939-1945 (theme)