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Other titles:BRITISH ARMY OPERATIONS IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR [Allocated Series Title]
Summary: Troops from the French 19 Corps, Chasseurs d'Afrique, on desert patrol near Tunis. Shots made for the Tunisian Campaign film.
Description: A patrol comes up over the horizon and the men gallop up past the camera. Men galloping past the camera at a different angle. The leading troops pass through a gap in the cactus. Panning shot from the feet of the horses to the horse and rider. The Adjutant gives orders and explains the reason and method of reconnaissance. Three riders listening intently to the Adjutant. The Adjutant gives more orders. The riders pass in front of the camera and on receiving orders from the Adjutant they approach a group of trees in extended order. The Adjutant gives orders to disperse. Riders passing through trees in extended order. Three riders on the edge of a steep incline, two are listening and one attempts unsuccessfully to descend the cliff face. Two riders approach a tree on the edge of the cliff, they see or hear the enemy and gallop back to report. The patrol descends the cliff face. Riders descending the cliff face. Panning shot of a rider reaching the bottom of the descent and joining the rest of the patrol.