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Title:RIGHT HON. R G CASEY AT HELIOPOLIS AIRPORT [Allocated Title]
Film Number:AYY 244-3
Other titles:BRITISH ARMY OPERATIONS IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR [Allocated Series Title]
Summary: Arrival at Heliopolis Airport in Cairo of R G Casey, the British Minister of State.
Description: R G Casey arrives at the airport. He meets General Van Ryneveld, Chief of General Staff, Union Defence Force and also Air Marshal Tedder and Major General F H Theron. He leaves by Lockheed Lodestar to inspect aerodromes in the Delta area. The pilot shows him a map of the route before he boards the plane. He is followed onto the plane by Flight Lieutenant Bales and Air Commander Buss.
Production Details: Army Film and Photographic Unit (Production company)
Crapper, G (Production individual)
Personalities, Units and Organisations: Casey, Richard Gavin Gardiner (person)
Tedder, Arthur William (person)
Van Ryneveld, Hesperus Andrias "Pierre" (person)
Theron, Francois "Frank" Henry (person)
Royal Air Force (regiment/service)
South African Army (regiment/service)
Keywords: Heliopolis, Egypt (geography)
North Africa, Second World War (event)
North Africa 1939-1945 (theme)