• Short Summary

    Members of British paratrooper regiments returning from Palestine and arriving at Southampton Docks.

  • Description

    SLATE INFORMATION: Return from duties in Palestine

    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.

    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').

    ENGLAND: Southampton:
    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.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA7WT092FKUCZUN5T6YM4M5ZVH0
    Media URN:
    VLVA7WT092FKUCZUN5T6YM4M5ZVH0
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont British Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    06/02/1947
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:27:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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