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Other titles:BRITISH ARMY OPERATIONS IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR [Allocated Series Title]
Summary: Wounded troops from Sicily arriving at Luqa aerodrome, Malta.
Description: A Red Cross DC-3 plane lands carrying walking wounded men of the 51st Highland Division and Canadians. More British wounded and POWs are unloaded by the Royal Army Medical Corps. Panning shot of wounded soldiers. A second DC-3 arrives from Sicily and unloads. A stretcher is carried to an ambulance. Close up of Private W Richardson, aged 30 from Birmingham, with an injured eye. Close up of Gunner Parry from North Wales, wounded in the arm at Syracuse. The pilots of the aircraft.
Production Details: War Office Film Unit (Production company)
Cotter, J R (Production individual)
Personalities, Units and Organisations: British Army, 51st Division (regiment/service)
British Army, Royal Army Medical Corps (regiment/service)
Canadian Army (regiment/service)
British Red Cross (institution)
Keywords: Italy 1939-1945 (theme)
Luqa, Malta (geography)
Operation Husky, Allied Invasion of Sicily 1943, Italy, Second World War (event)