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Other titles:BRITISH ARMY OPERATIONS IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR [Allocated Series Title]
Summary: Supplies being delivered at the Headquarters of the 2nd Lancashire Fusiliers on Djebel Bettiour. British troops on their way from Chaouach to Heidous. Tanks of the 1st Armoured Division on the way north between Le Kef and Le Krib.
Description: 17 April (?). Rations being brought up by pack mules and unloaded at the Headquarters. Close-up of Tina, the Alsatian dog kept by Major Hudson for carrying messages during battle.
15 April. Men of the 5th Buffs Battalion marching in file through the mountains towards Heidous. A giant transporter tank passes along the road. A Sherman tank is driven off a transporter. Mountains in the background. A long line of tanks, tank transporters and trucks beside the road six miles south west of Le Krib. A tank passes down the road. Sherman tanks of the Queen's Bays attached to Royal Armoured Corps, 1st Armoured Division in convoy and harbouring on the road between Le Kef and Le Krib. Tanks harboured in a cactus grove. A tank transporter passes.
Production Details: War Office Film Unit (Production company)
Lupson (Sergeant) (Production individual)
Personalities, Units and Organisations: British Army, 1st Armoured Division (regiment/service)
British Army, The Buffs (Royal East Kent Regiment), 5th Battalion (regiment/service)
British Army, Lancashire Fusiliers, 2nd Battalion (regiment/service)
British Army, Royal Armoured Corps (regiment/service)
British Army, 2nd Dragoon Guards (Queen's Bays) (regiment/service)
Keywords: Chaouach, Tunisia (geography)
Djebel Bettiour, Tunisia (geography)
Tunisia 1942-1943, North Africa, Second World War (event)
North Africa 1939-1945 (theme)