• Short Summary

    Recently liberated Beirut plays host to British military commanders

  • Description

    SYRIA: Unknown:
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    CATROUX GENERAL (Free French). Welcomes Captain Oliver Lyttleton in his visit to Syria

    LYTTELTON OLIVER Captain. M.P. Makes military inspections in Syria - w Gen Ctaroux - w Gen Wilson

    MILITARY BRITISH. Captain Oliver Lyttleton makes inspections in Syria..welcomed by General Catroux and talks w. General Wilson..military traffic in background.. various scenes of British & Lebanese troops working together on telegraph line laying etc.

    WILSON, General SIR HENRY MAITLAND (C in C British Troops in Egypt) W. Captain Oliver Lyttleton on his visit to Syria

    Personalities - Armed Forces; Military - Active

    CATROUX, Georges Catroux (1877-1969) French commander

    LYTTELTON, Oliver, 1st Viscount Chandos KG PC DSO MC (1893-1972) British minister of state

    WILSON, Field Marshal Henry Maitland, "Jumbo" 1st Baron Wilson, GCB, GBE, DSO (1881-1964), British commander

    Inspections, Board of Trade, WWII, World War Two, World War II, Second World War, War, Allied, Allies

    Background: Recently liberated Beirut plays host to British military commanders

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAE2QBS6YPOE0ET1W4M82ULQ142
    Media URN:
    VLVAE2QBS6YPOE0ET1W4M82ULQ142
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont British Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/09/1941
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:15:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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