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Title:BLOWN ROAD; THE PRICE OF RESISTANCE [Allocated Title]
Film Number:AYY 379/1/5
Other titles:BRITISH ARMY OPERATIONS IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR [Allocated Series Title]
Summary: Royal Engineers and local men repairing the road out of Gabès, blown up by the enemy. A well kept German cemetery at Gabès.
Description: 30 March. Men towing trucks out as they become bogged in the mud on the riverbank. Royal Engineers trying to build up rocks on the riverbank. Locals unloading rocks from a truck. A local man carries a rock and lays it in the mud. Close-up of lorry wheels crossing the mud. Running water. A vehicle crossing the causeway. Vehicles coming down the road and crossing the causeway. An engineer throwing a rock into the mud, it is placed in position by another engineer. Wheels passing over rocks with engineers in the foreground.
1 April. A British soldier looking at German graves. Close-up of him kneeling by a grave and reading the inscription. View of the graves.