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Title:INCIDENTS ON THE TUNIS ROAD [Allocated Title]
Film Number:AYY 415/2
Other titles:BRITISH ARMY OPERATIONS IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR [Allocated Series Title]
Summary: Activity on the road to Tunis.
Description: German prisoners on the Tunis road between Medjez El Bab and Massicault. German officer prisoners of the Hermann Goering Regiment. Bombardier W Grooby from Bradford with his pet monkey on the handlebars of his motorcycle. Panning shot from Massicault road sign to the village with traffic streaming through. Infantry prisoners of the 10th Panzerdivision brought in to be searched and interrogated. The village of St Cyprien. A signpost pointing to the village. General Alexander on the road to Tunis looking through his binoculars at the battlefield. Men of the Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers recovering a German Mark VI tank.
Production Details: War Office Film Unit (Production company)
Best, W (Production individual)
Personalities, Units and Organisations: Alexander, Harold (1st Earl Alexander of Tunis) (person)
British Army, Eighth Army (regiment/service)
British Army, Corps of Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers (regiment/service)
German Army (Third Reich), Fallschirmpanzerdivision 1 Hermann Goering (regiment/service)
Keywords: St Cyprien, Tunisia (geography)
Tunisia 1942-1943, North Africa, Second World War (event)
North Africa 1939-1945 (theme)
Prisoners of War, North Africa 1939-1945 (theme)