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Other titles:BRITISH ARMY OPERATIONS IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR [Allocated Series Title]
Summary: The 6th Armoured Division going forwards towards Tunis.
Description: Coldstream Guards on their way to the front. Some smile and give the "V" sign. Guards walking through cornfields. A young pig (the mascot of the 10th Motor Battalion, Rifle Brigade, 6 Pounder Anti-Tank Section) is found in a dugout. The mascot near a gun. A 5.5-inch gun near a damaged farm. The gun in action. View from the rear of the gun. Prisoners just arrived from the front. One of the men from the Hermann Goering Regiment. Close-up of two German medical officers. A young French boy speaking to the prisoners. Bombs bursting near Allied transport and near an anti-tank gun. Men looking at a knocked out enemy 88mm anti-tank gun. An enemy fighter that had been brought down by anti-aircraft guns. Enemy shells bursting near tanks.
Production Details: War Office Film Unit (Production company)
Huggett, J. (Sergeant) (Production individual)
Personalities, Units and Organisations: British Army, Eighth Army (regiment/service)
British Army, 6th Armoured Division (regiment/service)
British Army, Rifle Brigade (Prince Consort's Own), 10th Battalion (regiment/service)
British Army, Coldstream Guards (regiment/service)
German Army (Third Reich), Fallschirmpanzerdivision 1 Hermann Goering (regiment/service)
Keywords: Tunisia (geography)
Tunisia 1942-1943, North Africa, Second World War (event)
North Africa 1939-1945 (theme)
Prisoners of War, North Africa 1939-1945 (theme)