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ID numberF01826
Collection typeFilm
TitleSteel cavalry
Measurement6 min 14 sec
DownloadDownload video 27.45 MB
Object typeActuality footage
Place madeNorth Africa: Western Desert
Date madec 1942
DescriptionThe 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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