78th Division in Tunisia, April 1943

(NA 1983) Original wartime caption: German tank graveyard. The ‘Invincible’ – so they thought – 6-ton Tiger tanks of the German army have been badly mauled by the First Army. These pictures show the condition of three of them after we had knocked them out (German Mk 6 tanks). Copyright: © IWM.

(NA 1990) Original wartime caption: From the area around Chaouach comes evidence of the hasty withdrawl of the enemy, these two Tommies are coming in laden with German equipment, rifles, steel helmets and respirators, etc. Copyright: © IWM.

(NA 1991) Original wartime caption: The Lone Sentinal. A British Tommy on guard in a position overlooking the town of Teboursouk. Copyright: © IWM.

(NA 2058) Original wartime caption: A patrol of the 2nd Lancashire Fusiliers with an artillery officer two signalmen and a mule carrying a No. 21 wireless set bringing up the rear. The purpose of the patrol was to discover the forward O.Ps of the Germans hidden in the maze of hills. The artillery officer could then signal firing orders to his guns to prevent the enemy from escaping and to cover the patrol o… Copyright: © IWM.

(NA 2059) Original wartime caption: All the high land west of Heidous was attacked and occupied by the Northamptons and the Lancashire Fusiliers on the morning of April 14th. In this picture taken near their new HQ on a high ridge of rock, Medjez-el-Bab can be seen in the distance. Copyright: © IWM.

(NA 2060) Original wartime caption: Searching out targets for our artillery a flying O.P. hovering above the ridge occupied by the Lancs Fusiliers and the Northamptons. Copyright: © IWM. Original Source:

(NA 2061) Original wartime caption: As a direct result of the work of the flying O.P. this barrage was put down on a high ridge north-west of Heidous as infantry and tanks were creeping up to a point a half mile to the west. Copyright: © IWM.

(NA 2062) Original wartime caption: As a direct result of the work of the flying O.P. this barrage was put down on a high ridge north-west of Heidous as infantry and tanks were creeping up to a point a half mile to the west. Copyright: © IWM.

(VARIOUS) (NA 2069) Original wartime caption: Two of our tanks approaching the extremely difficult hill country. Copyright: © IWM.

(NA 2070) Original wartime caption: One of our tanks starts its climb into the hills. Copyright: © IWM.

(NA 2123) Original wartime caption: Two Churchill tanks on a road cleared by sappers, showing the type of terrain we are fighting in. Copyright: © IWM.

(NA 2124) Original wartime caption: Pte. Albert Hooper of Benchill, leading pack mules carrying rations to forward troops. Copyright: © IWM.

(NA 2125) Original wartime caption: Unloading supplies from pack mules

in an infantry position above Kelbine. Copyright: © IWM.

(NA 2126) Original wartime caption: Infantry resting against a craggy crest above Kelbine after they had taken the height. These pictures show the difficult ground our men are fighting over. Copyright: © IWM.

(NA 2127) Original wartime caption: Infantry resting against a craggy crest above Kelbine after they had taken the height. These pictures show the difficult ground our men are fighting over. Copyright: © IWM.