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Title:ATTACK ON LONGSTOP HILL; 1ST DIVISION ATTACK NORTH EAST OF MEDJEZ EL BAB [Allocated Title]
Film Number:AYY 397/4
Other titles:BRITISH ARMY OPERATIONS IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR [Allocated Series Title]
Summary: Attacks by the 78th and 1st Divisions in Tunisia.
Description: 23 April. Various additional shots taken during the attack by 78th Division troops on Longstop Hill.
24 April. Tanks of the 145 Royal Armoured Corps and men of the Loyals and Foresters attacking a ridge, assisted by artillery. A smokescreen being laid to cover the attack. Prisoners of the 334 Artillery Regiment being marched back after their capture by the Foresters. Various shots of the prisoners, headed by three officers. Tanks of the "T" Scorpion Regiment clearing a track for infantry and tanks through an enemy minefield. Close-up of the flailing mechanism on a Scorpion.
Production Details: War Office Film Unit (Production company)
Lupson (Sergeant) (Production individual)
Personalities, Units and Organisations: British Army, Eighth Army (regiment/service)
British Army, 1st Division (regiment/service)
British Army, 78th Division (regiment/service)
British Army, Royal Armoured Corps, 144th Regiment (regiment/service)
British Army, Royal Artillery, 334th Battery (regiment/service)
Keywords: Djebel Ahmera, Tunisia (geography)
Tunisia 1942-1943, North Africa, Second World War (event)
North Africa 1939-1945 (theme)