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Title:BRITISH MILITARY TRAFFIC COPES WITH FLOODS ON THE ROADS IN NORMANDY (PART 4) [Allocated Title]
Film Number:A70 92-4
Summary: Traffic belonging to 12th Corps formations heads through the flooded village of Bretteville l'Orgueilleuse.
Description: Seen motoring through several inches of flood water in the village are a Fordson WOT2 track from 15th (Scottish) Division HQ, a motorcycle despatch rider (who passes an AFPU jeep and Lieutenant Handford AFPU wading through the water), a jeep from 12th Corps HQ signals, an Austin Light utility from 147th Bridging Company RASC HQ, a DR (despatch rider) wheeling his broken-down (?) motorcycle, a Bedford MWC water truck belonging to the 7th Battalion Royal Tank Regiment followed by a Humber scout car from 153rd Battalion Royal Armoured Corps HQ, two 2nd Army RASC Bedford OY 3-ton lorries and a civilian cyclist.
Production Details: Directorate of Public Relations, War Office (Production sponsor)
Army Film and Photographic Unit (Production company)
Walter, Ernest Henry1919Family origin: Barry, Glamorgan, South Wales (Production individual)