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Title:AN OBSERVATION POST ON THE MARETH LINE [Allocated Title]
Film Number:AYY 379/2/2
Other titles:BRITISH ARMY OPERATIONS IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR [Allocated Series Title]
Summary: A former hotel, the tower of which was used by the Germans as an observation post.
Description: The walls of the tower damaged by shellfire. Brigadier Elliot, Commander Royal Artillery, 51st (Highland) Division in the foreground. Tanks with the crest of the 23rd Armoured Brigade; crews taking a rest in Gabès. Men of the Black Watch washing and shaving by a tank.
Production Details: War Office Film Unit (Production company)
Taylor, A A (Production individual)
Personalities, Units and Organisations: British Army, 23rd Armoured Brigade (regiment/service)
British Army, Black Watch (Royal Highland Regiment) (regiment/service)
British Army, Royal Artillery (regiment/service)
British Army, 51st Division (regiment/service)
Keywords: Gabès, Tunisia (geography)
Tunisia 1942-1943, North Africa, Second World War (event)
North Africa 1939-1945 (theme)