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Other titles:BRITISH ARMY OPERATIONS IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR [Allocated Series Title]
Summary: Shots taken in Beirut of the 9th Army with a view to making a local newsreel with the title "Syria is Ready: 9th Army on the Alert".
Description: Bofors guns going into action, gun crews running to their posts. Light anti-aircraft guns being elevated. Bren gunner firing. RAF sending up balloon. French sentry checking a pass at the end of a bridge. Free French soldier assembling a gun blindfold. Sentry looking out to sea (shot from inside a pillbox). Sentry on top of pillbox looking out to sea. Shot of First Aid Post board.