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Title:KAIROUAN AND MEETING WITH EIGHTH ARMY [Allocated Title]
Film Number:AYY 390/4/3
Other titles:BRITISH ARMY OPERATIONS IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR [Allocated Series Title]
Summary: The First and Eighth Armies meet up outside Kairouan, Tunisia.
Description: An Eighth Army armoured car being halted on the road outside Kairouan. The officer in the armoured car, Captain O'Rorke of the Life Guards, L Force shakes hands with Major "Tubby" Marshall of the Royal Corps Signals, 6th Armoured Division. The armoured car moves off. Vehicles of the advanced elements of the Eighth Army moving along the road to Kairouan. General Leclerc talking to some of his officers. Close-up of General Leclerc. An English officer and men with Leclerc.
Production Details: War Office Film Unit (Production company)
Black, A W (Production individual)
Personalities, Units and Organisations: Leclerc, Philippe (person)
British Army, First Army (regiment/service)
British Army, Eighth Army (regiment/service)
British Army, Life Guards (regiment/service)
British Army, Royal Corps of Signals (regiment/service)
British Army, 6th Armoured Division (regiment/service)
Keywords: Kairouan, Tunisia (geography)
Tunisia 1942-1943, North Africa, Second World War (event)
North Africa 1939-1945 (theme)