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Title:GENERAL MONTGOMERY RECEIVES GENERAL MESSE [Allocated Title]
Film Number:AYY 438/4
Other titles:BRITISH ARMY OPERATIONS IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR [Allocated Series Title]
Summary: The Commander of the 10th Corps introduces the General Commanding the Italian First Army (who surrendered on 13 May) to General Montgomery at Eighth Army Headquarters.
Description: General Freyberg introduces General Messe to General Montgomery. The men discussing the progress of the battle. Chairs are brought for the men. They are joined by General von Leibenstein of the Wehrmacht's 164th Light African Division.
Production Details: War Office Film Unit (Production company)
Currey (Sergeant) (Production individual)
Personalities, Units and Organisations: Montgomery, Bernard Law (person)
Freyberg, Bernard Cyril (person)
Messe, Giovanni (person)
Liebenstein, Kurt von (person)
British Army, Eighth Army (regiment/service)
German Army (Third Reich) (regiment/service)
Italian Army (regiment/service)
Keywords: Ben Gardane, Tunisia (geography)
Tunisia 1942-1943, North Africa, Second World War (event)