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Title:RE-EQUIPPING AND RE-TRAINING OF THE 26TH BRIGADE; VISIT OF GENERAL CROCKER [Allocated Title]
Film Number:AYY 370/1/3
Other titles:BRITISH ARMY OPERATIONS IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR [Allocated Series Title]
Summary: New tanks arriving for the 26th Brigade, 6th Armoured Brigade near Le Kef, Tunisia. Lieutenant-General Crocker (formerly of the 6th Armoured Division and now Commander of the 9th Corps) and Major-General Keightley, Commander of the 6th Armoured Division, visit Brigadier Roberts at the 26th Brigade, 6th Armoured Division near Le Kef.
Description: 10 March. New Sherman tanks on transporters coming up the side of the mountain. Four tanks coming around a bend in the road. A military policeman on a motorcycle escorts the tanks, riding in front of them. Bullet holes in the window screen of the transporter. More transporters coming up the mountain road.
16 March. The Generals arrive in the same car and are met by Brigadier Roberts and Colonel Hull. General Crocker speaks to one of the officers of the 26th Brigade. The Generals speaking to Brigadier Roberts and Colonel Hull. The Generals arriving at the Rifle Brigade, 6th Armoured Division.
Production Details: War Office Film Unit (Production company)
Coleman, E (Production individual)
Personalities, Units and Organisations: Crocker, John Tredinnick (person)
Keightley, Charles Frederic (person)
Roberts, George Philip Bradley (person)
British Army, 6th Armoured Division (regiment/service)
British Army, 26th Armoured Brigade (regiment/service)
British Army, Rifle Brigade (Prince Consort's Own) (regiment/service)
Keywords: Le Kef, Tunisia (geography)
Tunisia 1942-1943, North Africa, Second World War (event)
North Africa 1939-1945 (theme)