A spectacular display and parade of the Moroccan Royal Combined Forces marked the second anniversary of their creation.
L.V. Arrival of British Ambassador and Admiral Sir William Davies.
L.V. H.R.H. Prince Moulay Hassan arriving.
L.V. Prince Moulay Hassan on way to inspect Guard of Honour.
S.V.Pan Prince Moulay Hassan inspecting Guard of Honour.
S.V.Pan H.M. The King being received by Prince Moulay Hassan.
S.V. Soldiers with banner.
L.V. King and Prince saluting.
L.V. King and Prince walking towards.
S.V. Of King and Prince towards.
L.V. King on saluting base.
C.U. Prince Moulay Hassan saluting.
G.V. Of parade ground.
L.V. Prince Moulay Hassan speaking at mike.
L.V. King seated with others listening.
L.V. Crowd listening.
L.Back V. Of King and others at saluting base.
G.V. Of troops marching.
L.V. Troops marching.
S.V. King saluting.
S.V. Troops marching past.
C.U. Troops marching past.
C.V. Of troops marching past.
C.U. Of troops marching past.
S.V. Crowd matching.
C.U. Of troops marching.
L.V.Towards ..troops marching.
Nearer V. ..Ditto.
S.V. King saluting.
S.V. King towards and into car.
L.V. Car away, King saluting.
S.V.Pan King in car.
G.V. Of Royal Palace.
L.V. Of Royal Palace.
Side V. Troops on horseback waiting.
L.V. Officers walk towards in Palace.
C.U. Prince Moulay Hassan.
S.V. Of officers.
L.V. King talking to officers.
C.U. King talking to officers.
Initials S-D J.V./P.B.
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Background: A spectacular display and parade of the Moroccan Royal Combined Forces marked the second anniversary of their creation. It was on March 2nd. 1956 that the French Government granted independence to Morocco and in the following May the Royal Forces came into being.
The Crown Prince of Morocco, Moulay Hassan, as Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces presented them for inspection to H. M. Mahamed V, ruler of Morocco, Column upon column of splendidly uniformed troops marched past the Monarch for the salute.
The British Ambassador at Rabat and Admiral Sir William Davies, K.C.B., were among the diplomats and invited guests.
After the parade officers of the Royal Forces were received by the King at his Palace.