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Other titles:BRITISH ARMY OPERATIONS IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR [Allocated Series Title]
Summary: Men of the 4th Indian Division in Tunisia.
Description: Close-up of a Gurkha sitting on a truck. Gurkhas and Churchill tanks advancing through a poppy field south east of Djebel Bou Aoukaz. Panning shot of German prisoners being searched by Gurkhas. Close-up of a captured Lieutenant of a Panzerjäger Regiment. Panning shot of his First Class Iron Cross Russian Campaign Medal and another medal. Close-up of a Gurkha pulling his kukri knife. Close-up rear view of him with the knife. The Gurkhas under cover of a smokescreen. An anti-tank gun crew getting into action positions. Close-up of the gunlayer at work. Re-limbering the 6 pounder gun. The truck towing the gun. The crew getting the gun into action again. Two Gurkhas bring in five more prisoners. A batch of prisoners being marched to the rear. Four of the prisoners are carrying a stretcher on which a wounded German is sitting. Five rounds of rapid fire from a captured German 3-inch mortar. An abandoned 88mm gun. Close-up of a Sherman tank moving towards the camera. A 150mm gun abandoned south of Tebourba with transport of the 7th Armoured Division passing in the background. Two Eighth Army gunners examine the gun. Ammunition laying on the ground. Another burnt out captured 88mm gun. A captured light anti-aircraft gun is examined by an Eighth Army private and a sergeant Gurkha.
Production Details: War Office Film Unit (Production company)
Radford, John H. B. (Sergeant) (Production individual)
Personalities, Units and Organisations: British Army, Eighth Army (regiment/service)
British Army, 7th Armoured Division (regiment/service)
Indian Army, 4th Indian Division (regiment/service)
German Army (Third Reich) (regiment/service)
Keywords: Djebel Bou Aoukaz, Tunisia (geography)
Tunisia 1942-1943, North Africa, Second World War (event)
North Africa 1939-1945 (theme)
Prisoners of War, North Africa 1939-1945 (theme)