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Title:ALLIED ADVANCE ON PICHON AND EASTWARDS [Allocated Title]
Film Number:AYY 389/2/1
Other titles:BRITISH ARMY OPERATIONS IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR [Allocated Series Title]
Summary: The 128th Infantry Brigade before and after the attack on Pichon, Tunisia.
Description: Brigadier Copeland-Griffiths sitting in the doorway of his car addressing his officers prior to the attack. The Brigade Major stands to the right of the car with a notepad in his hand. Next to him, sitting on the ground wearing a black beret is Colonel Stewart Brown. The first batch of German prisoners after the attack. German prisoners being treated by the Red Cross. A captured German 3-inch mortar amongst the abandoned equipment on the road to Pichon. The village of Pichon, looking down the main street. Germans coming out of cover in a cactus grove with hands raised and being captured by a section of the Hampshire Regiment. A wounded German and a companion in a trench.
Production Details: War Office Film Unit (Production company)
Black, A W (Production individual)
Personalities, Units and Organisations: Copeland-Griffiths, F A V (person)
Stewart-Brown, William Sutton (person)
British Army, 128th Infantry Brigade (regiment/service)
British Red Cross Society (regiment/service)
British Army, Hampshire Regiment (regiment/service)
German Army (Third Reich) (regiment/service)
Keywords: Pichon, Tunisia (geography)
Tunisia 1942-1943, North Africa, Second World War (event)
North Africa 1939-1945 (theme)
Prisoners of War, North Africa 1939-1945 (theme)