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Title:LIVING CONDITIONS IN THE FRONT LINE [Allocated Title]
Film Number:AYY 333/2
Other titles:BRITISH ARMY OPERATIONS IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR [Allocated Series Title]
Summary: The Number 3 Company, 2nd Battalion, Coldstream Guards at a rest camp in Sidi Maceur, Algeria. Two Canadian officers are present as observers.
Description: An infantry section walking between cactus hedges on their way to the rest holes. The section moves down into the wadi and to the bivouac holes. The last guardsman in battle order. Another guardsman de-louses his shirt. A signaller with a wireless set in a bivouac hole. The guardsman searching his shirt. Company Sergeant Major Mander and Company Quartermaster Sergeant Allen sitting outside their rest hole. Captain A R Campbell (Hastings and Prince Edward Regiment) cleaning his pistol outside his rest hole with Lieutenant P F Ramsay (1st Battalion Canadian Scottish) who is swatting flies on his arms.
Production Details: War Office Film Unit (Production company)
Radford, John H. B. (Sergeant) (Production individual)
Personalities, Units and Organisations: British Army, Coldstream Guards, 2nd Battalion (regiment/service)
Canadian Army, Hastings and Prince Edward Regiment (regiment/service)
Canadian Army, Canadian Scottish Regiment (Princess Mary's) (regiment/service)
Keywords: Sidi Maceur, Algeria (geography)
Western Desert 1940-1943, North Africa, Second World War (event)
North Africa 1939-1945 (theme)