This film is part of Free

Freedom for Oldham Tank Division

Tanks on the streets of Oldham, and freedom of the town for the Regiment.

Non-Fiction 1954 5 mins Silent

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A military band leads the procession through the centre of the Lancashire town. The watching crowd stands patiently in the rain as the Mayor inspects the troops. The tanks of the 41st Oldham Tank Regiment then rumble through the streets, having received the freedom of the town.