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Title:ROYAL ARMY MEDICAL CORPS AT THE FRONT [Allocated Title]
Film Number:AYY 393/3/2
Other titles:BRITISH ARMY OPERATIONS IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR [Allocated Series Title]
Summary: British medical officers at work in Kairouan, Tunisia.
Description: Arab children are inspected by officers of the RAMC. Close-up of an Arab baby being examined, the baby is found to have malaria. Close-up of an woman eating on the doorstep of her house with swarms of flies around her. A German notice forbidding troops to enter brothels. A pile of rubbish swarming with flies lies near the notice. Hygiene officers inspect the town's drainage system. Officers looking at a local man who had been searching his clothes for lice. Testing the local water supply. A bottle of stagnant water taken from a pond containing mosquito larvae. Officers examining the water. The RAMC officers are Colonel Donnelly, Assistant Director Medical Services, Major D Ogle, Assistant Director Medical Services and Major White, Officer Commanding Hygiene.