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Other titles:BRITISH ARMY OPERATIONS IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR [Allocated Series Title]
Summary: Troops leaving Liverpool Docks.
Description: 11 to 14 April. Kits and baggage being loaded onto ships. Ship hoists at work. Troops embarking and approaching the landing stage. Various shots of winches loading the ships. View from the bridge of winches lowering cargo into the hold. Men entering the covered walkway to the dockside. Men emerging from the walkway into sunlight at the dockside. Men writing letters. Close up of a soldier writing. A gang peeling potatoes. Men writing letters. Men peeling potatoes. Panning shot from potato peels to hands peeling potatoes. A ship being towed out by tugs. Close up of a tug. A tug pulling the stern of a boat away from the dockside. A ship leaving.
At a different dock, view from inside a warehouse of troops entering the warehouse. View from outside the warehouse of troops entering. Officer calling the roll prior to embarkation. Troops approaching the docks. A ship at the dockside. Views shot from the top of the warehouse of the ship and of troops approaching from a distance, panning to more troops and lorries. Lease-lend trucks packed in large wooden cases. Cases being opened at the dockside. A crane lifting stores into the hold of a ship. Troops walking up a gangplank. Close up of troops walking at the end of the gangplank at the ship.