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Other titles:BRITISH ARMY OPERATIONS IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR [Allocated Series Title]
Summary: 25 pounder guns mounted onto Valentine tanks (known as 'Bishops') firing south of Agira, Sicily. Soldiers eating rations.
Description: Men of the 506 Field Battery, 142 Field Regiment, Royal Devon Yeomanry (attached to the Canadian forces) manning guns. A gun firing. A soldier sighting a gun. Silhouettes of members of the gun crew. The Bishop gun moves round in an arc. Crew members load ammunition into the gun. Close up of soldier receiving charges from another and stacking them. Another Bishop firing. The cook of the Royal Engineers Field Company carries a Compo Ration Box into the picture. Soldiers unpacking the ration boxes. The cook opens a box to show tins of stewed steak, sardines, rice and biscuits. He carries tins to the fire and places them in water to boil. Soldiers lining up and receiving their meal. Soldiers smoking after the meal.