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Other titles:BRITISH ARMY OPERATIONS IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR [Allocated Series Title]
Summary: Troops in Tunis. Troops of the First and Eighth Armies at a thanksgiving service at St Louis' church in Carthage.
Description: 10 May. British, American, French and troops of other nationalities walking together before a procession in a street in Tunis.
16 May. Troops entering the church. Men of the Eighth Army jumping out of their 3-ton lorry outside the church. Men of a Guards Brigade marching in single file up to the church entrance. The church. Soldiers pouring out of the church after the service. Close-up of soldiers leaving the church, passing two Frenchmen talking together. Panning shot along the crowd of soldiers and French people sitting on the church steps. Men of the Irish 38th Brigade led by their pipers marching away with the church in the background. Robed priests among the crowds.
Production Details: War Office Film Unit (Production company)
Lupson (Sergeant) (Production individual)
Personalities, Units and Organisations: British Army, Eighth Army (regiment/service)
British Army, 38th (Irish) Infantry Brigade (regiment/service)
United States Army (regiment/service)
Free French Army (regiment/service)
Keywords: Tunis, Tunisia (geography)
Carthage, Tunisia (geography)
North Africa 1939-1945 (theme)