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Title:REPATRIATION OF ALLIED TROOPS [Allocated Title]
Film Number:AYY 427/4
Other titles:BRITISH ARMY OPERATIONS IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR [Allocated Series Title]
Summary: Disabled Allied troops arrive at Alexandria docks for repatriation.
Description: The hospital ship «Talamba» arriving at the dockside. The troops disembarking and boarding the hospital train. Civilians, volunteer ladies and Red Cross personnel distributing comforts. A blind Maori playing the guitar. A South African officer with his dog. An Indian Major and other Indian troops on stretchers. Indian, New Zealand, South African, Australian and British troops.
Production Details: War Office Film Unit (Production company)
Chown, L B T (Production individual)
Personalities, Units and Organisations: British Army (regiment/service)
Indian Army (regiment/service)
New Zealand Army (regiment/service)
South African Army (regiment/service)
Australian Army (regiment/service)
British Red Cross Society (regiment/service)
Royal Navy, TALAMBA (HMHS) (regiment/service)
Keywords: Alexandria, Egypt (geography)
North Africa 1939-1945 (theme)