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Title:GENERAL EISENHOWER VISITS HMS NELSON [Allocated Title]
Film Number:AYY 412/1
Other titles:BRITISH ARMY OPERATIONS IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR [Allocated Series Title]
Summary: Senior officers on board the battleship «HMS Nelson» at Algiers Dock.
Description: General Eisenhower and Admiral Sir Andrew Cunningham arrive. They come up the gangway and are piped aboard. General Eisenhower inspects the Royal Marines Guard of Honour. Close-up of Rear-Admiral A U Willis, General Eisenhower and Admiral Sir Andrew Cunningham. Panning shot from elevated 16-inch guns down to a ladder and General Eisenhower. Eisenhower ascending the ladder. Eisenhower on the gun turret. Guns being elevated and depressed and the 16-inch traversed. Eisenhower leaves the ship. The two men depart in a motor boat.
Production Details: War Office Film Unit (Production company)
Black, A W (Production individual)
Personalities, Units and Organisations: Eisenhower, Dwight David (person)
Cunningham, Andrew Browne (person)
Willis, Algernon Usborne (person)
Royal Navy, NELSON (HMS) (regiment/service)
Royal Navy, Corps of Royal Marines (regiment/service)
Keywords: Algiers, Algeria (geography)
North Africa, Second World War (event)
North Africa 1939-1945 (theme)