Field Marshal Montgomery arriving in Palestine for staff talks with the British High Commissioner. Also?
SLATE INFORMATION: Field Marshal Montgomery in Palestine
PALESTINE: Lidda Airport:
Field Marshal Montgomery (Bernard Law aka 'Monty', British World War II Commander and Chief of Imperial General Staff) from York military aircraft and shaking hands with senior members of British forces. Montgomery along past Guard of Honour of members of Sixth Airborne Division.
Jerusalem: Government House:
Montgomery along with General Sir Alan Cunningham (British High Commissioner in Palestine) and posing for photocall.
Haganah refugee ship 'Knesset Israel' approaching Palestine coast.
British troops attempting to board ship and being attacked by emigrants. British military turning fire hoses and tear gas on ship as some refugees climb down ship's ropes and jump into the sea. British Army boarding ship and helping refugees off the ship. Refugees boarding ship for deportation.
Background: Field Marshal Montgomery arriving in Palestine for staff talks with the British High Commissioner. Also illegal immigrant ship carrying 4000 refugees arriving in Palestinian waters and under attack from British Military. The immigrants were later taken off the ship and deported.