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Title:SCENES IN THE ODON BATTLEFIELD FOLLOWING OPERATION EPSOM (PART 16) [Allocated Title]
Film Number:A70 78-6
Summary: A cow, one of many farm animals found wandering between British and German lines, has been adopted by gunners serving with the 15th (Scottish) Division near La Gaule and Cheux in the Odon Valley.
Description: Nicknamed 'Betty' by its new owners, the cow is milked by an old farm hand from among the gunners from 179th Field Regiment Royal Artillery's 173 Battery. Using the milk they have freshly acquired, the gunners brew a large pot of tea.
Production Details: Directorate of Public Relations, War Office (Production sponsor)
Army Film and Photographic Unit (Production company)
Wilkes, A E (Production individual)
Personalities, Units and Organisations: British Army, Royal Artillery, Field Regiment 179, Bty 173 (regiment/service)
Keywords: society, British military - sustenance (object name)
animals, mammals: cow (object name)
Second World War, North West Europe & Operation Overlord & 11/7/1944 (event)
Odon Valley, Calvados, France (geography)