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Title:VISITORS AT THE FRONT AND RIFLE BRIGADE ON EXERCISE [Allocated Title]
Film Number:AYY 418/3
Other titles:BRITISH ARMY OPERATIONS IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR [Allocated Series Title]
Summary: Shots for inclusion in the Tunisian Campaign film. Senior officers at the front near Bou Arada. Men of the 10th Battalion (Mortar) Rifle Brigade hold an exercise after the battle at Bou Arada.
Description: Close-up of Major-Generals Crocker, Keightley and McCreery at the front. The generals near a tank. A truck and machine gun crew. The machine gun crew jump from the truck. The crew setting up the gun. Close up of the gun firing. Close-up from behind of the gun firing. Close-up of a belt of ammunition being fed into the gun. Close-up of the nose of the gun firing. The mortar section descending a wadi. The mortar is set up. A bomb is placed into the mortar. Close-up of the NCO giving orders to fire. Close-up of bombs being fired. Test shot of the carrier and crew.
Production Details: War Office Film Unit (Production company)
Huggett, J. (Sergeant) (Production individual)
Personalities, Units and Organisations: Keightley, Charles Frederic (person)
Crocker, John Tredinnick (person)
McCreery, Richard Loudon (person)
British Army, Rifle Brigade (Prince Consort's Own), 10th Battalion (regiment/service)
Keywords: Bou Arada, Tunisia (geography)
Tunisia 1942-1943, North Africa, Second World War (event)
North Africa 1939-1945 (theme)