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  • TUNIS CAPTURED BY THE 1ST ARMY

    TUNIS CAPTURED BY THE 1ST ARMY

    part of "WAR OFFICE SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: No. 2 Army Film & Photographic Unit

    NA 2534

    Using a bren carrier for cover, Allied troops in action during the street fighting.

  • OCCUPATION OF TUNIS

    OCCUPATION OF TUNIS

    part of "WAR OFFICE SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: No. 2 Army Film & Photographic Unit

    NA 2680

    Allied troops occupied Tunis on 7 May 1943. Citizens of the town filled the streets to welcome the occupying troops.

  • 6 POUNDERS DRIVE NEW GERMAN MK.3 SPECIALS BACK IN SOUTH TUNISIA

    6 POUNDERS DRIVE NEW GERMAN MK.3 SPECIALS BACK IN SOUTH TUNISIA

    part of "WAR OFFICE SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: No. 2 Army Film & Photographic Unit

    NA 1042

    In Southern Tunisia, where Rommel launched a strong attack against British positions, a battery of an anti-tank Regiment destroyed 5 of the new type Mk.3's which the enemy is now using. The attack failed and the enemy was forced to withdraw towards...

  • TUNISIA: ALLIED TROOPS CLOSING IN ON TUNIS

    TUNISIA: ALLIED TROOPS CLOSING IN ON TUNIS

    part of "WAR OFFICE SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: No. 2 Army Film & Photographic Unit

    NA 2517

    A selection of images taken one day before the fall of Tunis. This image shows Germans searching for their belongings in a gun position that has received a direct hit.

  • FIRST ARMY ATTACK ON LONGDTOP HILL, TUNISIA

    FIRST ARMY ATTACK ON LONGDTOP HILL, TUNISIA

    part of "WAR OFFICE SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: No. 2 Army Film & Photographic Unit

    NA 2245

    Guns of Field Regiment are seen in action between Chaouach and Toukabeur, near Longstop Hill. Between 7.45 a.m. and midnight on 22 April 1943, First Army artillery put over a strong barrage on enemy targets around Heidous, Longstop Hill and Tangoucha, as...