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Title:BRITISH TROOPS CROSS INTO TUNISIA [Allocated Title]
Film Number:AYY 344/1
Other titles:BRITISH ARMY OPERATIONS IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR [Allocated Series Title]
Summary: Troops, including those of 51st (Highland) Division, crossing the Tripolitania/Tunisia frontier.
Description: Bofors guns passing over the frontier with C Troop, 105 Battalion, 40th Regiment, Royal Artillery. The 257th Field Company, Royal Engineers, is the first unit to cross the border. The Gordon Highlanders march up to the frontier with pipes playing at the head. They pass a pile of rubble, formerly an archway which marked the frontier post that was blown up by the enemy. A line of vehicles makes its way towards Ben Gardane, the first town inside the border. The 127th Field Regiment, Royal Artillery, crossing the frontier with 25 pounders. Bofors guns crossing the frontier.
Production Details: War Office Film Unit (Production company)
Taylor, A A (Production individual)
Personalities, Units and Organisations: British Army, 51st Division (regiment/service)
British Army, Royal Engineers, 257th Field Company (regiment/service)
British Army, Royal Artillery, 127th Field Regiment (regiment/service)
British Army, Royal Artillery, 40th Regiment, 105th Battalion, C Troop (regiment/service)
British Army, Gordon Highlanders (regiment/service)
Keywords: Libya (geography)
Tunisia 1942-1943, North Africa, Second World War (event)
North Africa 1939-1945 (theme)