Film from the North African campaign showing Allied progress, including rendez-vous between the Eighth Army and US Forces and meeting between General Eisenhower and Field Marshall Montgomery.
Allies Move Up Past Wrecked Enemy Equipment & Prisoners Brought In Tattered Clothes. SV pan up wrecked vehicles in desert to transport in distance moving forward. SV pan from wrecked guns on roadside to BV transports moving forward. LV lorry in b-d past wrecked gun. GV many German and Italian prisoners coming in - pan shot. CU many German and Italian prisoners coming in. LV pan many prisoners lined up. CU slippers worn by prisoners SLIP PAN CU prisoners feet wearing socks only SLIP PAN CU prisoners feet showing worn out boots SLIP PAN CU another prisoners feet wearing worn out socks SLIP PAN CU prisoners feet wearing socks only SLIP PAN CU prisoners bare feet - SLI PAN CU Italian soldier in helmet smiling. CU shaven-headed German soldie POW (Prisoner of War). GV transports and Churchill tanks approaching Gabes. SV two soldiers getting water out of stream - transports passing in background. GV showing transports passing over Wadi bridge and troops bathing in foreground. CU soldier in water bathing. SV soldier in water bathing pan up to transports over bridge.
Entry Into Gabes. GV pan town of Gabes showing building. STV Scottish pipers marching thru town, civilians watching. STBV Scottish pipers marching thru town, civilians watching. SV pan British troops with local French girls. LTV Montgomery being greeted by civilians and officials around. SV two French girls presenting flowers to Montgomery. CU Montgomery talking to girls. STV Montgomery salutes and drives away mid cheers. LV Naval T.L.C.'s unloading supplies on beach near Gabes. IV showing rollers and supplies being pushed along by soldiers. CU troops pushing boxes along on rollers. SV troops pushing boxes along on rollers to lorry pan pushing boxes on rollers to another lorry. CU soldiers pushing boxes in rollers.
LV troops jumping out of tank onto beach for swim. SV troops jumping out of another tank. LBV troops running towards sea. SV troops running towards sea and into sea. CU feet emerging out of water. SV troops on beach talking - one points as he sees a girl on the beach. CU soldier rubbing eyes. LV girl in swimsuit walking on beach. SV pan troops running over beach. LV beach with girl disappeared and four soldiers arriving at scene to find no girl (mirage, funny, humorous)
Background: Film from the North African campaign showing Allied progress, including rendez-vous between the Eighth Army and US Forces and meeting between General Eisenhower and Field Marshall Montgomery.