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Other titles:BRITISH ARMY OPERATIONS IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR [Allocated Series Title]
Summary: A 7.2-inch gun named Lion Heart of the 18 Battery/56th Heavy Regiment, Royal Artillery in action near Medjez-El-Bab, Tunisia. The detachment commander is Sergeant Bassett (from Pinner, Middlesex). The gun is one of the heaviest in use in Tunisia.
Description: The gun is placed in position. Men hauling wheel blocks into position. The gun being adjusted, loaded and fired at Longstop Hill (Djebel Ahmera). A detonator is screwed onto a shell. Sergeant Bassett reporting on the loudspeaker telephone. A gunner drinking after many rounds of firing.