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Other titles:BRITISH ARMY OPERATIONS IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR [Allocated Series Title]
Summary: Various activity at Tripolitania, Libya.
Description: Major-General A F Harding, General Officer Commanding 7th Armoured Division, gives a pre-battle lecture to all the officers of the 8th Armoured Brigade. Formations of RAF Boston Bombers and an escort of fighters. Military Police standing guard with Tommy guns over the few remaining German and Italian prisoners. The Germans are anti-aircraft crew and Panzer Grenadiers who apparently had no notice that they were being withdrawn.
Production Details: War Office Film Unit (Production company)
Barnes, P A (Production individual)
Personalities, Units and Organisations: Harding, Allan Francis John (person)
British Army, 7th Armoured Division (regiment/service)
British Army, 8th Armoured Brigade (regiment/service)
Royal Air Force (regiment/service)
British Army, Corps of Royal Military Police (regiment/service)
Keywords: Tripolitania, Libya (geography)
Western Desert 1940-1943, North Africa, Second World War (event)
North Africa 1939-1945 (theme)