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Title:AMERICAN TRANSPORT MOVING UP TO EL GUETTAR [Allocated Title]
Film Number:AYY 382/4/1
Other titles:BRITISH ARMY OPERATIONS IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR [Allocated Series Title]
Summary: American transport passing through Gafsa, Tunisia on the way to the front at El Guettar.
Description: Panning shot from a sign reading Ville de Gafsa to vehicles moving on the road as they enter the town. American ten-wheel 2-1/2 ton lorries passing through the narrow winding streets. One lorry is stationary in the middle of a street. Another lorry goes around a corner. A convoy of 2-1/2 ton lorries led by an American military policeman on a motorbike passing through the centre of the town. Close-up of wheels passing on a dusty road. A large lorry stopped in the centre of the town. Another convoy of lorries passing. Close-up of wheels passing. Sherman and General Grant tanks passing along the dusty road from Gafsa. Smoke from enemy bombs dropped a mile away is visible in the background. American troops running off the road for cover from the bombs.