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Title:ADVANCE OF FIRST ARMY PAST HAMMAN LIF AND PRISONERS [Allocated Title]
Film Number:AYY 449/6
Other titles:BRITISH ARMY OPERATIONS IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR [Allocated Series Title]
Summary: The First Army advance east of Hamman Lif. Generals meeting for a conference.
Description: 25 pounder guns and limbers passing a knocked out enemy 88mm gun. Men of the Rifle Brigade resting in a wood. Close-up of two of the men asleep in small trenches. A sign on the front of a Morris PU truck of an elephant pushing a German people car. Brigadier Gascoigne, General Horrocks, General Keightley and Brigadier Foster. Close-up of General Keightley.
Prisoners marching into 6th Armoured Division HQ with the white flag. A British soldier (who has just got out of bed) advancing towards them. German prisoners with white flags coming in on their own cookhouse lorry, complete with cooker. Close up of Italian prisoners enjoying themselves. German prisoners entering the POW area. Panning shot of German and Italian prisoners in the POW cage.
Production Details: War Office Film Unit (Production company)
Gemmell, J (Sergeant) (Production individual)
Personalities, Units and Organisations: Horrocks, Brian Gwynne (person)
Keightley, Charles Frederic (person)
Gascoigne, Julian Alvery (person)
British Army, First Army (regiment/service)
British Army, Rifle Brigade (Prince Consort's Own) (regiment/service)
British Army, 6th Armoured Division (regiment/service)
Italian Army (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)