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Other titles:BRITISH ARMY OPERATIONS IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR [Allocated Series Title]
Summary: A test of the efficiency of protective metal plates on tank wheels at EBRS Appledore.
Description: Tracking shots of a Churchill tank showing unprotected bogey wheels on one side and metal plates protecting the wheels on the other side. Movement of the metal plates as the tank goes over bumpy ground. The tanks turns, showing shingle piling up against the metal plates. Close up of protected bogey wheels. Movement of the plates on bumpy ground. Panning shot taken from under the tank showing shingle piled up against the protective plates. The motion of shingle on unprotected track during turns including static close ups of stones lodged between the bogey wheels. Shingle piled high under the rear of the tank and against the protective plates.