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Title:VISIT OF APOSTOLIC DELEGATE TO HELWAN; FIRE FIGHTING DEMONSTRATION; INSPECTING VOLUNTEERS IN CYPRUS; SYRIA; FRONT LINE NURSING SISTERS [Allocated Title]
Film Number:AYY 187
Other titles:BRITISH ARMY OPERATIONS IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR [Allocated Series Title]
Summary: AYY 187/1. 30 Jan. 1942. Visit of Apostolic Delegate Archbishop Gustavus Testa and First Secretary Monsignor Charles Perico to captured German Catholic clergy and German and Italian prisoners at Helwan Prisoner of War Camp, Egypt. Official Divisional Captain Hans Frense. Shots of prisoners.
AYY 187/2. Fire-fighting demonstration by Egyptian army at their barracks at Treaty Bridge, Cairo. "Fog" spray method of extinguishing oil and petrol burning on water.
AYY 187/3. 29 Jan. 1942. The Governor of Cyprus Mr Woolley inspects the Cyprus Volunteer Force. Sikhs, Mahrattas and Garhwalis who fought at Keren receive gifts of pullovers from the Indian Government.
AYY 187/4. 28 Jan. 1942. Panorama of coastline shots from mountains of Syria.
AYY 187/5. Changing wheel on staff car, crest. Free French and English nurses at Tobruk, hanging up washing, carrying bed into tent, removing patient from ambulance. Spears Mission?
Production Details: War Office Film Unit (Production company)
Graham, E A (Production individual)
Massey-Collier, Gerry1911-10-14 (Production individual)
Acland, A W (Production individual)
Morris (Sergeant) (Production individual)
Taylor (Sergeant) (Production individual)