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Title:YUGOSLAV PARTISANS IN MALTA [Allocated Title]
Film Number:AYY 193/38
Other titles:BRITISH ARMY OPERATIONS IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR [Allocated Series Title]
Summary: Activities of injured Yugoslavs in Malta after recovery.
Description: Celebrations at the opening of a Yugoslav camp at Binjeema. Major Jerko Juricic reads a speech and the flag is blessed by a Maltese Army padre. It is handed over to a Yugoslav sailor who hoists it. The Yugoslavs march.
At the Malta Command Weapon Training School the Yugoslav men and women fighters are taught by English instructors to handle and fire all common small arms used by the Allies, Italy and Germany. Maltese soldiers of the King's Own Malta Regiment including Lieutenant Caruana give instruction in the operation of Bren carriers. The Yugoslavs drive the carriers.
Burial of a Yugoslav soldier who died from his wounds at the Military Cemetery at Mdina (spelt "Melina" on dope sheet). A Guard of Honour from the Lancashire Fusiliers is present and the ceremony is conducted by a Maltese military padre. Wounded partisans arrive by bus to watch the service.