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Title:A GERMAN PRISONER; PHYSICAL TRAINING; PRISONERS [Allocated Title]
Film Number:AYY 376/14/2
Other titles:BRITISH ARMY OPERATIONS IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR [Allocated Series Title]
Summary: The pilot of the Messerschmitt 109 shot down as shown in AYY 376/14/1. A PT class. Prisoners captured at Ksar Mezouar. A decorated corporal at work.
Description: 25 March. Captain Bottrill of the 46 Division Provost Centre escorts Lieutenant Hans Muller of the German Air Force into HQ. Officers and men of the North Irish Horse doing Physical Training. Captain Randolph Churchill is on the left. The officer in pyjama trousers is Lord O'Neill (Major). The instructor with the PT class. Captain Churchill on the end of the right row. A rifle being checked by Armour Sergeant Spry of the Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers. An Arab looking at the camera. A revolver being checked by Sergeant Spry. He explains the correct way to assemble it.
30 March. A truck bringing prisoners into Brigade HQ. German prisoners in the truck on arrival. They disembark from the truck. Three Germans smiling. Prisoners marching to the Guard room. Prisoners sitting outside the Guard room awaiting arrival of the Division truck to take them to the cage. From right to left they are Private Lieuse, Private Rudolph Wehifer and Karl Hutley. They are all Austrian. Corporal Fuller of the Royal Corps of Signals attached to the 128 Infantry Brigade and a linesman loading the signals truck before going on a job. Corporal Fuller and Signalman Leaver. They start off on a new job.
Production Details: War Office Film Unit (Production company)
Courtney (Sergeant) (Production individual)
Personalities, Units and Organisations: Churchill, Randolph Frederick Edward Spencer (person)
British Army, 128th Infantry Brigade (regiment/service)
British Army, Corps of Royal Military Police (regiment/service)
British Army, North Irish Horse (regiment/service)
British Army, Corps of Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers (regiment/service)
British Army, Royal Corps of Signals (regiment/service)
German Army (Third Reich), Afrika Korps (regiment/service)
German Air Force (Third Reich) (regiment/service)
Keywords: Qasr Mezouar, Tunisia (geography)
Tunisia 1942-1943, North Africa, Second World War (event)
North Africa 1939-1945 (theme)
Prisoners of War, North Africa 1939-1945 (theme)