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Other titles:BRITISH ARMY OPERATIONS IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR [Allocated Series Title]
Summary: Activity before the advance on Kairouan.
Description: Soldiers of the Hampshire Regiment moving across the plain north west of Pichon. Men in silhouette with a 17 pounder gun barrel in the foreground. German prisoners in and around Fondouk (el Okbi ?). P-40 Curtiss Warhawk fighter planes flying low after coming back from strafing enemy positions. Panning shot of the vast number of tanks, Armoured Fighting Vehicles and other vehicles on the plain. Vehicles of the Lothians and Border Horse Regiment. Scout cars and unarmoured vehicles on the plain. Sherman tanks refuelling. Close-ups of some of the tank crew.
Production Details: War Office Film Unit (Production company)
Black, A W (Production individual)
Personalities, Units and Organisations: British Army, 6th Armoured Division (regiment/service)
British Army, Hampshire Regiment (regiment/service)
British Army, 2nd Lothians and Border Horse (regiment/service)
Keywords: Fondouk, Tunisia (geography)
Kairouan, Tunisia (geography)
Tunisia 1942-1943, North Africa, Second World War (event)
North Africa 1939-1945 (theme)