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Title:INFANTRY SECTION ADVANCE ON TUNISIAN FARMHOUSE; KNOCKED OUT TIGER TANK [Allocated Title]
Film Number:AYY 413/2/3
Other titles:BRITISH ARMY OPERATIONS IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR [Allocated Series Title]
Summary: A Rifle Brigade patrol in action against a farmhouse near Bou Arada, Tunisia. A knocked out German Mark 6 "Tiger" tank and the grave of its crew.
Description: The infantry section advances on a ruined farm building. Soldiers passing with fixed bayonets at a steady double in the background. Soldiers taking up positions in the ruined building. Bren gunners in the foreground. Close-up of the riflemen taking up position and firing. Close-up of three riflemen with fixed bayonets charging into the ruins. The section advancing through smoke towards the camera. A rifleman advances towards the camera and gives the final "point" with his bayonet. A sergeant of the 8th Company touches a shell indent on the Tiger tank. A shell hole beside a German cross. The inscription on the grave reads "Here lies the bodies of three unknown German soldiers, killed in a Mark 6 tank 27-3-1943". An unexploded shell. A tank sergeant and an American soldier pick up shells to show the comparison in size. Panning shot from the grave to the Tiger tank.