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Other titles:BRITISH ARMY OPERATIONS IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR [Allocated Series Title]
Summary: The Queens Royal Regiment with Priest guns in Sicily.
Description: Tracking shot, taken from on board a moving M7 Priest self-propelled gun, of street in a Sicilian town (named on the shotsheet as "Francoville", but possibly Francofonte). Carriers moving up the street, a soldier in an armoured car in the foreground. Crowds in the main street. A Priest gun on the move. Panning shot from one Priest gun past a soldier to a second Priest gun. A battery of Priest guns in action in a stone quarry, firing. Close ups of gun barrels recoiling. Interior of a Priest gun showing the crew at work. Close ups of soldiers writing and elevating and loading the gun. Two rounds are fired in quick succession. Smoke and dust.