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Title:ACTIVITIES IN THE ORNE BRIDGEHEAD, JUNE 1944 (PART 6) [Allocated Title]
Film Number:A70 47-2
Summary: A French woman cooks for the Gordon Highlanders in Normandy.
Description: Watched by grinning 'Jocks', Mme Raymonde Bertot, a 23 year old French woman found in 51st (Highland) Division's sector of the Orne bridgehead on June 12 while on her way from Paris to visit relatives in Cherbourg, fries eggs over an open stove for men serving with the 1st Battalion Gordon Highlanders' 'D' Company, which is in position north east of Touffréville. Around her neck is a necklace composed of Allied flags in miniature. A private shares with her the egg she has cooked.
Production Details: Directorate of Public Relations, War Office (Production sponsor)
Army Film and Photographic Unit (Production company)
Watkins, R V (Production individual)
Personalities, Units and Organisations: Bertot, Raymonde (Mme) (person)
British Army, Gordon Highlanders, 1st Battalion, Coy D (regiment/service)
Keywords: society, French - friendship (object name)
society, British military - sustenance (object name)
Second World War, North West Europe & Operation Overlord & 15/6/1944 (event)
Touffreville, France (geography)