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Title:MULES PREPARE FOR ATTACK; ATTACK ON OUR RIGHT FLANK [Allocated Title]
Film Number:AYY 376/7/2
Other titles:BRITISH ARMY OPERATIONS IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR [Allocated Series Title]
Summary: The 10th and 11th Pack Transport Company, Royal Army Service Corps at the Headquarters of 138th and 36th Brigades near Djebel Abiod, Tunisia (location given as "Mine Kanget"). Activity on 30 March (after the battle in the Tunisian hills on 29 March).
Description: 27 March. Mules are cleaned up in preparation for their task. Mules being re-shod and harnesses being fixed. Local muleteers prepare their own kit for the trek. After eating, the mules leave their temporary stakes for loading up. They are loaded with water, food, medical supplies and ammunition.
30 March. The Royal West Kents of the 138th Brigade moving forward at first light to take up their positions. Infantry and mules moving down the valley at the foot of the hills.
Production Details: War Office Film Unit (Production company)
Meyer (Sergeant) (Production individual)
Personalities, Units and Organisations: British Army, 36th Brigade (regiment/service)
British Army, 138th Brigade (regiment/service)
British Army, Queen's Own Royal West Kent Regiment (regiment/service)
British Army, Royal Army Service Corps, 10 Pack Transport Company (regiment/service)
British Army, Royal Army Service Corps, 11 Pack Transport Company (regiment/service)
Keywords: Tunisia (geography)
Tunisia 1942-1943, North Africa, Second World War (event)
North Africa 1939-1945 (theme)