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Other titles:BRITISH ARMY OPERATIONS IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR [Allocated Series Title]
Summary: General Walter Bedell Smith, General Eisenhower's Chief of Staff, is inducted as an honorary first class private in the Second Spahi Regiment at a ceremony at Allied Force Headquarters in Algiers.
Description: General de Goutel, Commanding Officer of the Algerian Cavalry, pinning the metal badge of the Spahis regiment onto General Smith's chest. General de Goutel presents General Smith with his crimson cloak of the regiment. Close-up of the two men chatting. General Smith presents General de Goutel with his service badge. Close-up of the metal badge on General Smith's tunic. The two men chatting.