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Title:INFANTRYMEN TAKE POSSESSION OF A WRECKED HAMLET DURING 43RD (WESSEX) DIVISION'S ADVANCE TO CONDÉ-SUR-NOIREAU [Allocated Title]
Film Number:A70 123-3
Description: Seven riflemen from either the 4th or 7th Battalion Somerset Light Infantry scramble through the ruins of a farming hamlet and a neighbouring orchard in search of German stragglers and snipers during 43rd (Wessex) Division's drive towards Condé-sur-Noireau. The camera pans briefly over the 'bocage' in the direction of the Noireau valley (?).
Notes: Note: See A70 123-4, which contains identical, complementary footage, and A70 126-3, 4, 6 and 7, 127-4 and 5, 128-2, 3 and 7 for footage showing 30th Corps advancing through the Noireau valley and refer generally to material showing the Corps advancing eastwards to Argentan, Gacé and L'Aigle.
Remarks: Good footage. Best seen with the items of ciné material listed above, notably A70 123-4