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Title:ATTACK ON THE SOUTH SIDE OF RIVER - MEDJEZ EL BAB SECTOR [Allocated Title]
Film Number:AYY 397/3
Other titles:BRITISH ARMY OPERATIONS IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR [Allocated Series Title]
Summary: The 78th Division in Tunisia.
Description: The Churchill tank "Framsden" of "C" Squadron, 142 Royal Armoured Corps silhouetted against the dawn sky. The Churchill tank "Culford" carrying Captain R C Edwards of the 2nd Field Regiment on a crest beyond Banana Ridge at dawn. Smoke rising from a 6-inch shell. Two 6-inch shells bursting beyond two Churchill tanks. Three infantry signallers moving up, silhouetted against the sky. A stretcher being loaded into an ambulance. A sitting patient being helped into an ambulance. Panning shot of five ambulances being filled. Two orderlies taking dressings from a table. Close-up of hands scooping up bully from a mess tin. Biscuits, a mug of tea and a bully tin on the ground beyond. Close-up head-to-waist shot of a tank trooper sitting down eating bully. Another trooper in a slit trench eating bully with a knife. Close-up of the trooper having a swig of tea. Two tank troopers hurl themselves into a shallow slit trench. Close-up of the men in the trench. An explosion from bombs dropped by Messerschmitts on a section of Royal Engineers. An ambulance carrying cases to the rear. Intense flak at "Gun Alley" at night.