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Other titles:BRITISH ARMY OPERATIONS IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR [Allocated Series Title]
Summary: Men of the 51st Division landing in Sicily for the invasion.
Description: Panning shot from LCI with the island of Malta in the background to the rest of the convoy of LCIs proceeding to Italy, carrying troops of the 152nd Brigade, 5th Seaforth Highlanders. Panning shot from the wash of the LCI to the rest of the convoy in the rear. Panning shot from troops on board ready to disembark to the rest of the ships coming on shore. Royal Engineers with mine detectors on the gangway ready to disembark. Panning shot from LCIs to troops wading to the shore. Troops wading ashore from their ship. Sergeant French filming.
Production Details: French, Henry (Production individual)
Personalities, Units and Organisations: British Army, 51st Highland Division (regiment/service)
British Army, 152nd Brigade (regiment/service)
British Army, Seaforth Highlanders (Ross-shire Buffs, The Duke of Albany's), 5th Battalion (regiment/service)
British Army, Royal Engineers (regiment/service)
Royal Navy (regiment/service)