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Title:FORMAL SURRENDER OF MARSHAL MESSE [Allocated Title]
Film Number:AYY 439/1
Other titles:BRITISH ARMY OPERATIONS IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR [Allocated Series Title]
Summary: The General Officer Commanding the First Italian Army and the General Officer Commanding the 164th Light African Division surrender to General Freyberg at 10 Corps Headquarters at Enfidaville, Tunisia.
Description: General Freyberg receiving General Messe and General von Liebenstein at his headquarters. They salute and shake hands. The Generals talking about recent battles. General Messe is accompanied by his aide-de-camp. General Liebenstein talking to General Freyberg. Generals Liebenstein and Messe walking over to their staff officers to say goodbye. Messe shakes hands with each of his officers. Close-ups of General Messe and General Liebenstein.
Production Details: War Office Film Unit (Production company)
Acland, A W (Production individual)
Personalities, Units and Organisations: 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: Enfidaville, Tunisia (geography)
Tunisia 1942-1943, North Africa, Second World War (event)
North Africa 1939-1945 (theme)