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Other titles:BRITISH ARMY OPERATIONS IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR [Allocated Series Title]
Summary: Scenes of the advance through Sicily near Vizzini, showing prisoners and wounded troops.
Description: Prisoners captured from the town of Vizzini marching. A Highland Division patrol searches the streets of Vizzini. A tank of the 46th Royal Tank Regiment, B Squadron stops on a bridge and one of the crew looks at a signpost indicating the road to Catania. Troops and civilians drawing water. The First Aid party of the 7th Royal Marines attends to an injured Middlesex machine gunner in the front line. Sick bay attendant Claridge helps with the dressings. Surgeon Lander of the Royal Navy and the Reverend O. M. Griffiths of the Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve attending to the injured near the front line. Royal Marines making their way forwards to take up positions near the front. Men of the Black Watch examine a captured tank.
Production Details: War Office Film Unit (Production company)
Huggett, J. (Sergeant) (Production individual)
Personalities, Units and Organisations: British Army, 51st Division (regiment/service)
British Army, 46th Royal Tank Regiment, B Squadron (regiment/service)
British Army, Black Watch (Royal Highland Regiment) (regiment/service)
Royal Navy, Royal Marines (regiment/service)
Royal Navy, Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve (regiment/service)
Keywords: Italy 1939-1945 (theme)
Vizzini, Sicily, Italy (geography)
Operation Husky, Allied Invasion of Sicily 1943, Italy, Second World War (event)