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Other titles:POST-WAR NAVAL OPERATIONS - MISCELLANEOUS [Allocated Series Title]
Summary: Movement of German circus from Malta to Syracuse, Sicily, by the Royal Navy.
Description: Circus caravans and trucks embark in LST 4001; long caravans marked "Apollo" enter bows of ship. Circus owner talks with Naval officers. Tent-poles and spars of damaged Big Top are taken on board; ship's crew look on at the work below. Captain Masterman (Captain [Amphibious/Warfare] ) talks with owner. Circus dogs, circus folk. Sailors "tempt" the circus lioness to come to the bars of her cage. Circus donkeys come on board and are tethered.