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Title:BRITISH MILITARY TRAFFIC IN SOUTHERN HOLLAND (PART 1) [Allocated Title]
Film Number:A70 174-6
Summary: Drivers delivering supplies to 30th Corps in Southern Holland take a break.
Description: A constant stream of military traffic - notably CMP and Bedford OY lorries, jeeps and motorcycle despatch riders - motors along 'Hell's Highway' past a spinning windmill in Eindhoven's northern outskirts. Four drivers serving with a 30th Corps RASC composite company(?) prepare their midday meal by the roadside near one of their parked Dodge 3-ton lorries, using an oil fire to cook their food. This domestic scenes attracts a growing number of curious Dutch civilians; the cameraman's AFPU jeep can be seen parked nearby.
Notes: Summary: See with A70 173-3, 4, 176-8, 197-1 and 2 for footage showing British road convoys using 'Hell's Highway' etc and refer generally to ciné material showing 30th Corps in action during Operation Garden. Refer also to footage showing RASC Units in service in No. 8 Army Roadhead in Northern Belgium - A70 195-1 to 5 and 199-1.
Remarks: Best seen with the items of ciné material listed above, notably A70 176-8 which also features a windmill.