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Title:SELF-PROPELLED ARTILLERY IN ACTION WITH THE 50TH (NORTHUMBRIAN) DIVISION (PART 1) [Allocated Title]
Film Number:A70 43-3
Description: RAM Sexton 25 pounder self-propelled guns belonging to 90th Field Regiment RA's 465 Battery bombard German positions north of St Pierre from a field near Martragny. At a troop or battery command post sited in a dug-out, the RA lieutenant in charge plots target distances and bearings for a 'box' barrage on a map with the aid of a protractor and artillery compass(?), using a landmark (probably a church spire) to get the range. His assistant gives him the target details noted down on a scrap of paper while two radio operators receive instructions over radio from forward observation officers and relay firing orders to the individual Sexton crews. A Sexton from the battery's 'F' troops is seen is action.