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Title:ADVANCE OF THE BRITISH UP CAPE BON PENINSULA [Allocated Title]
Film Number:AYY 449/1
Other titles:BRITISH ARMY OPERATIONS IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR [Allocated Series Title]
Summary: Masses of prisoners with the 10th Brigade as the British advance up the Cape Bon peninsula.
Description: Five senior Luftwaffe officers who had walked into 10th Brigade HQ and given themselves up on 10 May. Hundreds of prisoners in the POW camp at Soliman. Smiling unescorted prisoners driving themselves back to Soliman. The Commandant of Admin Services, Italian First Army Colonel Alfredo d'Andrea, being interrogated with his staff. Regimental commanders of the German army being camera shy. Prisoners driving themselves home. Prisoners walking. Hundreds of prisoners rolling back. A convoy of German prisoners flying white flags on the coastal road. The 2nd Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry marching into Kelibia without resistance. The leading officer is wearing a Service Dress cap.
Production Details: War Office Film Unit (Production company)
Meyer (Sergeant) (Production individual)
Personalities, Units and Organisations: Andrea, Alfredo d' (person)
British Army, 10th Brigade (regiment/service)
British Army, Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry, 2nd Battalion (regiment/service)
German Air Force (Third Reich) (regiment/service)
German Army (Third Reich) (regiment/service)
Italian Army (regiment/service)
Keywords: Cape Bon, Tunisia (geography)
Kelibia, Tunisia (geography)
Soliman, Tunisia (geography)
Tunisia 1942-1943, North Africa, Second World War (event)
North Africa 1939-1945 (theme)