Tank Patrol

Accession Number F01651
Collection type Film
Measurement 37 min
Object type Short film
Physical description 35mm - safety/b&w/sound
Place made United Kingdom: England
Date made 1941
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945

Item copyright: Copyright unknown


A Royal Armoured Corps (RAC) Sergeant tells factory workers the story of a trapped British tank in the Western Desert that is separated from its unit and is forced to fight its way out of encirclement by Italians. The story is meant to illustrate the importance of the components the wokers are producing.

  • Video of Tank Patrol (video)