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Title:THE ARRIVAL OF THE GUARDS; A TRIPLE ALLIANCE [Allocated Title]
Film Number:AYY 342/2
Other titles:BRITISH ARMY OPERATIONS IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR [Allocated Series Title]
Summary: The arrival of the 3rd Battalion, Welsh Guards at Algiers.
A regular Sunday parade in Algiers.
Description: 16 February. The Guards disembarking. They march out of the docks on the way to the camp. Guards marching through the town as the crowds cheer.
14 February. The French Foreign Legion band lead with the French flag. Bearers of the American flag followed by the American Women's Auxiliary Army Corps. They are followed by the British flag and bearers and infantry troops. Part of a crowd watching the parade.
Production Details: War Office Film Unit (Production company)
Huggett, J. (Sergeant) (Production individual)
Gunn, J F (Production individual)
Personalities, Units and Organisations: British Army, Welsh Guards, 3rd Battalion (regiment/service)
French Army, French Foreign Legion (regiment/service)
United States Army, Women's Army Corps (regiment/service)
Keywords: Algiers, Algeria (geography)
Western Desert 1940-1943, North Africa, Second World War (event)
North Africa 1939-1945 (theme)