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Title:ARRIVAL OF NEW COMMANDER-IN-CHIEF, MIDDLE EAST BY AIR [Allocated Title]
Film Number:AYY 360/2
Other titles:BRITISH ARMY OPERATIONS IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR [Allocated Series Title]
Summary: General Sir Henry Maitland Wilson arrives at Heliopolis Aerodrome, Cairo from Baghdad in a Lockheed Hudson to take up his new duties.
Description: The plane taxies up. The General steps out of the plane and is greeted by General J Steele, Deputy Chief of the General Staff; Lieutenant-General W G Lindsell, Administration; Brigadier C F Forestier-Walker, Liaison Officer, Paiforce; Colonel C Cornwall-Jones, Military Assistant and Mr G B Baker, Secretary to the Minister of State. The General enters his car and drives away.