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Other titles:BRITISH ARMY OPERATIONS IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR [Allocated Series Title]
Summary: The Commander of the Eighth Army addressing troops in Sicily and soldiers with captured guns.
Description: General Montgomery stands in his car saluting RAF men waving on Syracuse docks. Troops rush to Montgomery. Cigarettes are given out. Montgomery drives along the docks, transporters unload in the background. General Montgomery talking to General Sir Brian Robertson, Officer Commanding Fort Bese [S.A.]. Men working on pontoon bridging. Close up of men placing the floor of the bridge. A Bren carrier crossing the bridge after its completion. Soldiers inspecting the damage on a knocked out 80mm German gun. An 88mm gun in the foreground and another gun with transport crossing in the rear. Close up of .55 gun in pit. A camouflaged gun firing. Soldiers firing rifles. A soldier shaving, standing in a trench. Various shots of .55 guns firing in salvo and and single shots. Gun command post. A spotter with telescope and field telephone. Jeep passing camera down track, slow pan over to captured Italian naval guns. Gun in camouflaged position. Close up of soldiers standing by the gun barrel. Soldiers inspecting the the gun and breech. Soldier standing by shells.