Newsreel pictures of allied troops Anglo-US landings in North Africa.
Mangled wreckage of planes? Allied troops eating and drinking. General view of troops and army vehicles in road. Soldiers running across road. Various of gun battle in street. Line of soldiers marching along. General view of Maison Blanche Aerodrome. Various of German planes on the aerodrome (Swastika just seen on tail of plane). French plane on aerodrome marked 1-DOUL. M.E. fighter plane with bombs loaded. Various of old types of French tanks. Airman unloading equipment from lorry. RAF personnel unloading. Buffalo and British Hurricane planes on aerodrome. Hurricane plane with RAF markings being refuelled by RAF personnel.
GRAPHIC Map shot showing route to Algiers.
General views mass of allied ships outside Algiers. Massed troops waving from troopship. Allied troops and activity at quayside. British troops marching away from ship. Hoist unloading supplies from ship. Men unloading supplies. Army equipment on quayside. French policeman looks smilingly at camera then at harbour. General view of Algiers waterfront PAN sailors lined up. British motorcyclist asking directions from inhabitants of Algiers. Various of army trucks along past carrying British troops, soldier makes two-finger victory sign to camera
General view of St George's Hotel surrounded by trees. Admiral Sir Andrew Cunningham ( Commander-in-Chief, Mediterranean Fleet) next Major General Mark Clark (American general). Semi side view of Dwight D Eisenhower (Supreme Commander of the Allied forces in Europe) gesticulating to unseen man. Eisenhower salutes. Charles Hippolyte Nogues (Resident-General) next General Alphonse Juin (Commander of French forces in North Africa). Close up of Nogues next Juin. Generals away into hotel. Various of Italian armistice commission leaving "Hotel D'Angleterre". U.S. troops holding back crowd. Italian Admiral along out of hotel. Italian Officer along out of hotel. Prisoners lined up. Prisoners boarding, U.S. soldier guarding with gun. Various of prisoners seated on lorries. Prisoners on lorries driven thru jeering crowds and "V" signs. Crowd waving fists and jeering as lorry carrying prisoners driven along past. More of crowd jeering at prisoners as they are driven past.
British troops (soldiers) driven along past on truck doing "V" sign and crowd doing "V" sign.
Allied troops marching down street, crowd making two-finger Victory sign. Solidier giving Arab man a cigarette light. British soldiers talking to French policeman. Close up of handshake. Two flags - White Ensign and Stars and Stripes. British troops being led by bagpipes. General view of troops marching along
Background: Newsreel pictures of allied troops Anglo-US landings in North Africa.