Steel cavalry

Accession Number F01826
Collection type Film
Measurement 6 min 32 sec
Object type Actuality footage
Physical description 35mm/b&w/silent
Place made North Africa: Western Desert
Date made c 1942
Access Open
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain


The personnel of these regiments was mostly drawn from the Light Horse Regiments and in this theatre of war where the horse was outlived of its usefulness, the regiments have changed over to steeds of steel. Bren gun carriers and Crusader tanks.

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