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Title:AMERICA EXTENDS LEASE AND LEND [Allocated Title]
Film Number:AYY 393/1
Other titles:BRITISH ARMY OPERATIONS IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR [Allocated Series Title]
Summary: Lend-Lease Armoured Fighting Vehicles for French troops being unloaded at Algiers docks and inspected by General Giraud, Commander-in-Chief of the French Forces.
Description: 16 April. Crates being unloaded from the ships. A motor vehicle towing crates. French troops opening crates. French troops inspecting tanks and armoured cars. French and American troops together. American half track vehicles being driven off crates. Panning shots of armoured material. Views of Algiers docks and harbour with ships and quays.
17 April. General Giraud arrives by car and is met by General Pappenel. They inspect tanks, armoured cars and fighting vehicles with French officers. General Giraud inspects an assembly line of Lease-Lend fighting material manned by French troops. He leaves by air.