Genera Charles de Gaulle meets General Wavell in Cairo. First Free French Forces pictures,?
LV Seaplane arriving. SV General Wavell talking to French officer. GV launch arriving - crew standing on deck. SV De Gaulle salutes and shakes hands with Wavell and French officer. SCU Wavell, De Gaulle and French officer. CU Sir Arthur Longmore pan to Wavell pan to De Gaulle.
FRENCH EQUATORIAL AFRICA, WEST AFRICA
Free French Forces En Route For War Front. Brazzaville, French Equatorial Africa, West Africa GV supplies being loaded on to ship. CU French names on side of cases. GV caterpillar tractor with field gun in two pan to other equipment being unloaded by crane. GV pan from ship at quayside to tanks and lorries in field. GV tank towards on quayside. GV tank being hauled on to ship. CU tank being hauled on the ship. Elevated view pan French Colonial troops lined up at quayside. TV pan French Colonial troops lined at up quayside. Elevated view troops up gangway pan of troops on board. CU troops looking over railings on deck. Elevated view of troops on board. GV French troops up gangway. CU French troops up gangway. LV pan of natives in field to troops on board ship. LV battleship escort. CU lookouts on bridge. pan of Lysander passing LV destroyer and troop ship under way. TV showing troops on deck.
GOOD SCENES: GV pan General De Larminat inspecting French Colonial troops lined up in field. SCU troops lined up holding free French flag. SV De Larminat and officials inspecting Colonial troops. FV troops formed up. SV troops with free French flag and another flag bearing inscription in French, denoting battallion. GV marching past. Pan troops quick marching past.
Exiles; Personalities - Politicians; Personalities - Armed Forces; Military - Active; Egypt; Charles Andre Marie Joseph de Gaulle (1890-1970), Archibald Percival Wavell, 1st Earl Wavell (1883-1950)
Background: Genera Charles de Gaulle meets General Wavell in Cairo. First Free French Forces pictures, en route for Red Sea front.