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Title:MAP ROOM - 15TH ARMY GROUP [Allocated Title]
Film Number:AYY 511/2/2
Other titles:BRITISH ARMY OPERATIONS IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR [Allocated Series Title]
Summary: The Survey and Map Section of the 15th Army Group in an encampment on the outskirts of La Marsa,
Description: 26 July. Sapper M Stead of the Royal Engineers filing rolled maps inside the map tent. He passes maps marked 'Sicily' to Sapper Edgar. Close up of Sapper Edgar checking the maps. A line of boxes and cabinets filled with maps. Maps being handed over to messengers from other departments. A despatch rider arrives to collect the maps. Panning shot to 'Map Tent' notice. Panning shot from the notice and despatch rider to the issuer at the table. The maps are delivered and the despatch rider moves out of the picture.
27 July. Panning shot from 'Air Photographic Interpretation Section' notice to the map table. Close up of the notice. Lieutenant G A W Burn and Lieutenant A Forrest at work studying aerial photographs with stereoscopes. Close ups of the men at work.