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Other titles:BRITISH ARMY OPERATIONS IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR [Allocated Series Title]
Summary: Convoy travelling to Algiers in the North Africa campaign.
Description: Bofors gun firing on board. Rocket gun firing. Air sentry of the Maritime Anti-Aircraft Regiment, Royal Artillery searching the sky for enemy aircraft then giving the alarm. Gun crew manning an anti-aircraft gun and officer giving orders to fire. The alarm is phoned to the bridge. British and American naval and military officers hold a conference in the Ward room. The convoy entering Mediterranean waters. A rating looking through binoculars. Tracer shells and bullets. Landing craft P56-9 coming alongside the ship. Troops disembarking from the ship to the motor boat. The craft coming ashore. The harbour and landing craft. A sailor at a signal lamp. Landing craft P56-13 loaded with troops. British troops climbing down the rope to the landing craft. The craft leaving the ship. Tracers in the sky above the ship. Verey light dropping from the sky. A destroyer passing the ship.
Production Details: Army Film and Photographic Unit (Production company)
Wilson, H. M. (Sergeant) (Production individual)
Personalities, Units and Organisations: Royal Navy (regiment/service)
United States Navy (regiment/service)
British Army, Royal Artillery, Maritime Royal Artillery Regiment (regiment/service)
Merchant Navy, DEMPO (SS), troopship (regiment/service)
United States Navy, LEEDSTOWN (USS), troopship (regiment/service)
Keywords: Mediterranean Sea (geography)
Algiers, Algeria (geography)
North Africa, Second World War (event)
North Africa 1939-1945 (theme)