The position of French units, blockaded in their Tunisian barracks for eight days, improved today.?
LV. Pan of El Aouina Air Base from Rd.
GV. Sentries on duty at entrance.
LV. Street and people.
LV. At Salambo Headquarters man into building.
LV. Of buildings at Salambo.
GV. Sentry outside Salambo Barracks.
SV. French Officer entering Barracks.
LV. Car towards.
CU. Name Salambo.
LV. Red Cross car into Barracks.
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Background: The position of French units, blockaded in their Tunisian barracks for eight days, improved today. The Tunisian Government ordered some relaxations and police on the barricades allowed soldiers in civilian dress to take afternoon walks.
President Bourguiba agreed to let food supplies in to the French to remove units from remote camps into the Bizerta region.
At French military headquarters at Salambo, barricades erected by Tunisians in the first heat of anger after the bombing of Sakiet Sidi Yussef were taken down and General Fernand Gambiez, French C.-in C. was given permission to drive to Bizerte and back in his won automobile.
At El Aouina air base Tunisian civilians were still working there, and civilian firms were being allowed to continuing supplying the base.