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Title:ALGIERS AFTER THE INVASION [Allocated Title]
Film Number:AYY 271/4
Other titles:BRITISH ARMY OPERATIONS IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR [Allocated Series Title]
Summary: Activity in Algiers docks during the North Africa campaign.
Description: A French guard on duty outside the Hotel d'Angleterre (where Italians resident in Algiers are being kept in custody) greets a British soldier. A group of American soldiers talk to them. Algerians watch the First Army convoy coming into the dock. French troops driving their horse carts through the streets. Brigade HQ paratroops leave the ship. Paratroops from the Royal Corps of Signals offer Arabs on the docks cigarettes. Ships and vehicles in the docks. People stand on stairways watching the ships unloading. Soldiers from the Royal Army Medical Corps marching from the docks with a padre and a major. A truck carrying sailors and stores leaving the docks for the town.
Production Details: Army Film and Photographic Unit (Production company)
Wilson, M (Sergeant) (Production individual)
Personalities, Units and Organisations: Free French Army (regiment/service)
British Army, First Army (regiment/service)
United States Army (regiment/service)
British Army, Royal Corps of Signals (regiment/service)
British Army, Royal Army Medical Corps (regiment/service)
Keywords: Algiers, Algeria (geography)
Hotel 'dAngleterre (geography)
North Africa, Second World War (event)
North Africa 1939-1945 (theme)