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Title:FIRST ARMY PUSH ON BOU ARADA AND GOUBELLAT FRONT [Allocated Title]
Film Number:AYY 397/1
Other titles:BRITISH ARMY OPERATIONS IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR [Allocated Series Title]
Summary: The 6th Armoured Division at rest before battle. The First Army attack on Bou Arada sector.
Description: 22 April. Men of the 2nd Battalion Coldstream Guards undressing on the banks of the River Silianan. The men paddling and washing each other down.
23 April. "B" Battery, 152 Regiment, Ayrshire Yeomanry, Royal Artillery firing 25 pounder guns at German positions. The crew of a 25 pounder loading, firing and reloading the gun. A Sherman tank moving over the brow of a hill and a Valentine tank moving forwards in the background. Six very young German prisoners being led back to the lines. Some are laughing at British soldiers on a Bofors gun. A Sherman tank of the 6th Armoured Division going through a wadi. Other vehicles waiting to go forwards.
Production Details: War Office Film Unit (Production company)
West, J A (Production individual)
Personalities, Units and Organisations: British Army, First Army (regiment/service)
British Army, 6th Armoured Division (regiment/service)
British Army, Coldstream Guards, 2nd Battalion (regiment/service)
British Army, Royal Artillery, 152nd (Ayrshire Yeomanry) Field Regiment (regiment/service)
Keywords: Bou Arada, Tunisia (geography)
Siliana (River), Tunisia (geography)
Tunisia 1942-1943, North Africa, Second World War (event)
North Africa 1939-1945 (theme)