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Other titles:BRITISH ARMY OPERATIONS IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR [Allocated Series Title]
Summary: The Libyan Arab Force celebrate the Muslim feast of Courban Bairam (Kurban-Bairam).
Description: The 3rd Battalion of the Libyan Arab Force standing at ease then sloping arms and giving the Present Arms. Officers salute. The salute is taken by General Sayed Rida el Mahdi El Senussi and Colonel H B Lynch. Close up of an officer. A march past. The General receives officers of the Libyan Arab Force, the Cyrenaica Police Force and the Intelligence Corps. The General provides a feast of roast sheep and rice and sits at the head of the table. Colonel Lynch is on his left. The Political Officer of Benghazi, Major Bailey of the Intelligence Corps, is on his right. Local sheikhs and other guests enjoying the feast.
Production Details: War Office Film Unit (Production company)
Lambert, R P (Production individual)
Personalities, Units and Organisations: British Army, Eighth Army (regiment/service)
British Army, Intelligence Corps (regiment/service)
Libyan Arab Force, 3rd Battalion (regiment/service)
Cyrenaica Police Force (regiment/service)
Keywords: Benghazi, Libya (geography)
Western Desert 1940-1943, North Africa, Second World War (event)
North Africa 1939-1945 (theme)