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    General Alan Brooke (Chief of the Imperial General Staff) inspects U.S. Army American Expeditionary Forces?

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    General Alan Brooke inspects American troops in Northern Ireland including the soldiers laying about, using arms, being inspected and officers in uniform

    AMERICA, Military. Gen. Sir Alan Brooke visits U.S. troops in N. Ireland.. arrives by plane.. met by Lt. Gen. H.R. Franklin & Mjr. Gen. Magendie.. also Mjr. Gen. Hartle.. w. Lt. of Tnks Unit.. Lt. points out points of interest in U.S. large & small tanks.. clims into tank for inspection.. C.U. crew w. new helmets saluting Gen. Brooke.. w. Gen. Franklin looks over map.. inspect A.E.F. signal equipment.. watches machine-gin fire & rifle firing.. listens to Radio communication.. in U.S. Jeep car rides w. Lt. Gen. Franklin

    BROOKE.SIR ALLAN Visits U.S.troops in N.Ireland..arrives by plane..greeted by Lt.Gen.H.R.Franklin & Mjr. Gen.Magendie..w.Lt. of tanks unit..cl ims in for inspection..looks over map w.Gen.Franklin..inspects A.E.F.signal equipment..listens to Radio communication..in U.S.Jeep car rides w.Franklin

    CARS Sir Alan Brooke w.Lt.Gen.Franklin ride in a Jeep (U.S).car in Northern Ireland

    FIRES. Fires scenes during London Blitz from lib:

    FRANKLYN.A.H.E. Co Brit forces N.Ireland. Greets Sir Alan Brooke in N.Ireland..inspecting map together..rides W.Brooke in Jeep Car

    GUNS. Sir Alan Brooke w. American officers inc, Hartle, Franklyn & Magendie watch U.S. troops on machine-guns & rifle fire manoeuvres

    HARTLE, Major General (American). W.Mjr.Gen.Franklin & Magendie in N.Ireland greets Sir Alan Brooke.at inspection etc.

    MAGENDIE, Major General (U.S. Troops N. Ireland). W. Mjr. Gen. Franklyn greets Sir Alan Brooke on his arrival by plane to N. Ireland.

    RADIO Sir Alan Brooke listens to Radio communication w.U.S.troops in Northern Ireland

    TANKS. Lt. of tank unit (U.S.) points out points of interest on small & large U.S. tanks to Sir Alan Brooke in N. Ireland

    Personalities - Armed Forces; Military - Active; Ulster

    World War II, World War 2, WWII, Second World War, war, Field Marshal Alan Francis Brooke, 1st Viscount Alanbrooke
    Background: General Alan Brooke (Chief of the Imperial General Staff) inspects U.S. Army American Expeditionary Forces in Northern Ireland

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