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Other titles:BRITISH ARMY OPERATIONS IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR [Allocated Series Title]
Summary: Film of tanks shot as editing material near Medjez El Bab and Sloughia, Tunisia.
Description: A close-up of one of the Churchill tank crew, Sergeant L W Peck from Ipswich, a co-driver of the tank "Repulse" (a compositor before the war). He looks off screen then turns his head until he is looking straight at the camera, with a serious expression. He laughs. Close-up of a badge on his beret, it is of the Suffolk Regiment, now the 142 Royal Armoured Corps. Interior of the tank "Boru", belonging to "A" Squadron, 142 Royal Armoured Corps. The driver, Trooper W Hughes from Granborough near Aylesbury puts on his headphones then reaches up and closes the top hatch. The turret of the tank traverses to point away from the camera. The front of the tank, showing the guns ready for action. The head of the tank commander, Sergeant F Frost from Ely projecting out of the top of the turret; he is speaking into the microphone. A tank moving off, other tanks are shown in fighting formation in the background. A tank moving, its hatches closed. A single tank silhouetted against the sky turns around. A 3-inch howitzer is fired from the tank "Ponsonby". The howitzer is pulled through after being fired. The tank "Boru" moves towards the camera and turns out of the picture. A six pounder gun on a Churchill tank firing. The explosive bursting. Close-ups of six pounders firing. "Bess" firing. Close-up of a periscope on a tank commander's cupola.