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Title:MEDIUM ARTILLERY GOES INTO ACTION ON 12TH CORPS' FRONT (PART 1) [Allocated Title]
Film Number:A70 87-3
Description: A 5.5-inch gun team belonging to the 67th (Suffolk) Medium Regiment RA's 231 Battery bombards positions occupied by units serving with the II SS Panzer Korps around Evrecy and Hill 113 opposite 12th Corps. Of interest in this film are the hot and dusty conditions prevalent throughout Normandy at this time and the lax measures taken by the gun detachment to camouflage their gun.
Notes: Note: See A70 87-4 for virtually identical footage and refer to A70 83-7 and 85-7 for footage showing 12th Corps' formations in action near Evrecy, A70 76-4, 5 and 6, 94-6 and 7, 96-2 and 3 for material showing the 43rd (Wessex) Division in action in the Hill 112 sector of the Odon valley and refer generally to footage shot during Operation "Epsom".
Remarks: Good footage. Best seen with the items of ciné footage listed above, notably A70 87-4.
Documentation/associated material: for a bibliography, refer to the publications listed in A70 83-7 and 85-7.