OPERATION COUNTERTHRUST (HANOVER, GERMANY) 16 SEPTEMBER TO 22 SEPTEMBER 1951 - REEL 4 [Allocated Title]
Footage of Operation Counterthrust in progress, following soldiers on the ground, 1951.
British Centurion tanks and Bren carriers on manoeuvres near Hanover, Germany (opening shots very dark). A British Military Policeman directs traffic, including tanks, jeeps and motorcycles, on road. British troops and armour, including camouflaged Centurion tank and scout car are seen in action; soldiers also cook a meal in woodland. Belgian Army Bren carrier passes a British tank road block near Hanover. American troops eat their rations; US officers study field maps. US tanks, trucks and jeeps on the move. US troops apply camouflage to a tank, while German children watch. American soldiers encounter and overcome a road block, observed by Dutch generals.