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Title:ARMOUR BOUND FOR 1ST CORPS SECTOR OF 1ST CANADIAN ARMY'S FRONT MOVES UP TOWARDS THE ANTWERP-TURNHOUT CANAL [Allocated Title]
Film Number:A70 182-3
Description: Elements of "Clarkeforce", an armour and infantry battle- group culled from the 49th (West Riding) Division and 34th Tank Brigade, in the form of two Churchill tank squadrons from the 107th RAC and two Church Bridgelayers from the tank brigade's HQ travel through the village of St Lenaarts (Leonard) and are directed by a Military Policeman on point duty to the Antwerp-Turnhout canal crossing.
Production Details: Directorate of Public Relations, War Office (Production sponsor)
Army Film and Photographic Unit (Production company)
Smales, Edgar Hiram1920-08-071984-09-19 (Production individual)
Notes: Summary: See with A70 171-6, 7, 172-7, 8, 174-5, 8, 9, 175-4, 182-4, 183-9, 11, 15, 184-1 to 4, 186-4, 5, 190-4, 192-2 to 5 for footage showing 49th Division in action with 1st Canadian Army from 28/9/1944 to 7/11/1944 "Clarkeforce" consisted of HQ 34th Armoured Brigade 107th RAC, 49th Recce Regiment and elements of 1st Fife and Forfar Yeomanry,. 1st Leicestershire Regiment, 50th Anti-tank Regiment and 191st Field Regiments RA.
Remarks: Good footage generally, although some sequences are slightly out of focus. Best seen with the items of ciné material listed above.
Documentation/associated material: In addition to the publications listed in A70 171-6 as a bibliography read 'A Story of 34th Armoured Brigade' by the Brigade.