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Other titles:BRITISH ARMY OPERATIONS IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR [Allocated Series Title]
Summary: Activity on the Tunis-Sousse road.
Description: A bridge on the road destroyed by the enemy. The damage to the bridge. German General von Sponeck of the 90th Light Infantry Division and his staff. The General and his driver. The First and Eighth Armies meeting halfway between Bou Ficha and Enfidaville, a Sherman tank of the First Army and a Valentine tank of the Eighth Army. The officers left to right are: Lieutenant L R Smithurst of the 16/5th Lancers, 6th Armoured Division and Major Hughes and Lieutenant Spraggs of the 40th Tanks, 23rd Brigade, Eighth Army. The tanks and their crews.
Production Details: War Office Film Unit (Production company)
Huggett, J. (Sergeant) (Production individual)
Personalities, Units and Organisations: Sponeck, Karl Anton Theodor von (person)
British Army, First Army (regiment/service)
British Army, Eighth Army (regiment/service)
British Army, 16th/5th Queen's Royal Lancers (regiment/service)
British Army, 40th Royal Tank Regiment (regiment/service)
German Army (Third Reich) (regiment/service)
Keywords: Tunisia (geography)
Tunisia 1942-1943, North Africa, Second World War (event)
North Africa 1939-1945 (theme)
Prisoners of War, North Africa 1939-1945 (theme)