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Other titles:BRITISH ARMY OPERATIONS IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR [Allocated Series Title]
Summary: Richard Casey, Minister of State, meets General Alexander and Lieutenant-General Montgomery at Eighth Army Headquarters, Western Desert on 26 September.
Description: Richard Casey and Lieutenant-General Montgomery leave the latter's office. They enter the Mess for lunch; a signboard reads A Mess. They leave the Mess and walk towards the beach. Casey and General Alexander talking on the beach. Casey explains something to the two generals by drawing in the sand. They walk back to the office. Scenes in the Assistant District Commissioner's office. An officer at his desk, another officer enters with papers. A telephone and maps in the office. A hand reaches for the phone. A hand with papers. An orderly drives up to the office in a jeep and delivers papers. An officer at his desk seals a packet and calls for the orderly, who enters. An officer rushes from General Alexander's office with papers. Casey and Lieutenant-General Montgomery leave the latter's office. An orderly salutes and delivers a message. Casey and Montgomery read the message. Casey departs, shakes hands with General Alexander and gets into his car. The car moves off. A signboard reads G.O.C. A military policeman salutes.
Production Details: Army Film and Photographic Unit (Production company)
Windows, J C (Production individual)
Personalities, Units and Organisations: Casey, Richard Gavin Gardiner (person)
Alexander, Harold (1st Earl Alexander of Tunis) (person)
Montgomery, Bernard Law (person)
British Army, Eighth Army (regiment/service)
Keywords: Egypt (geography)
El Alamein 1942, North Africa, Second World War (event)
North Africa 1939-1945 (theme)