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Title:1ST SOUTH AFRICAN AIR FORCE FIGHTER SQUADRON (OPERATIONAL) [Allocated Title]
Film Number:AYY 437/3
Other titles:BRITISH ARMY OPERATIONS IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR [Allocated Series Title]
Summary: The 1st South African Air Force Fighter Squadron on operations at El Djem, Tunisia.
Description: Squadron pilots being briefed at the operational camp by Commanding Officer Major Moodie. Pilots getting into their flying gear and harnessing their parachutes. Pilots putting on their helmets and goggles. The squadron leader starts his machine. Panning shot of the rest of the squadron starting their planes and taxiing out onto the runway. The squadron taking off in pairs. Men in the Operations Room recording the operation on a map and adjusting the pilots' names on the operational board. A squadron taxiing and lining up in front of the Operations Room after returning from an operation. The pilots descend and walk over to an Intelligence officer with his Mae West lifejacket and harness. Pilots with the Intelligence Officer discussing their operation.