Members of British paratrooper regiments returning from Palestine and arriving at Southampton Docks.
SLATE INFORMATION: Return from duties in Palestine
Second Parachute Brigade of First Airborne Division preparing to leave air force base including lowering the flag, convoys of military vehicles along road to Haifa.
Paratroopers marching along carrying weapons and equipment at embarkation. Battleship 'Alcantara' waiting in dock as troops board. Welsh Battallion boarding including goat mascot (called 'Taffy').
Brigadier O'Brien (?) from ship followed by Brigade-Major Brett ('Paddy' Brett, officer who was flogged by Jewish terrorists groups in 1946) and other troops.
Background: Members of British paratrooper regiments returning from Palestine and arriving at Southampton Docks.