PM BACK WITH PLANES Tripoli Prime Minister cordially greets General Montgomery in capital of Tripolitania.?
GV and LV pan massed tanks moving forward over desert for Tripoli. SV Grant tank towards, and past camera. GV tanks advancing explosions in background. GV ground shot of explosions. LV explosions. Long side view soldiers firing 25 pounders. GV explosion, soldiers firing gun in foreground. SV soldiers firing 25 pdrs. GBV pan lorries moving forward, Tripoli. SV soldiers firing Bofor gun. GV pan down German plane crashing and explodes - good shot. LV and SV plane wreckage burning. GBV tanks going forward. CU man in tank speaking into 'phone. GBV lorries going forward. SV pan lorries going forward. GV Tripoli and BV lorry down roadway. LFV tommies marching along road. LTBV tommies and lorries along road. CU tommies past camera. GV pan armoured vehicles, lorries and tanks on roadside waiting to move forward into Tripoli. GTV pan armoured vehicles showing lorries etc. massed round bend of road. SV travel shot tanks along road, en route to Tripoli. SV group of prisoners sitting on roadside and tanks past. SV tank past memorial. GV travel shot main road into Tripoli. LTV local inhabitants cheering. LBV tanks entering Tripoli. LTV travel shot past cheering crowds. SV men sitting on tanks playing bag pipes. SV towards tanks with troops entering main square. LBV local people looking down from balcony. GTV pan tanks lined up in main square. LV tanks lined up.
AV Tripoli and harbour. AV harbour showing damage done to mole. AV showing harbour entrance blocked by sunken ships. GV pan damaged mole. GV pan damaged oil pipes and damaged shipping in background. LV bomb damage, etc. CU bomb damage. CU damaged oil pipes, sunken ship in background. LV signpost "TRIPOLI" on roadside. LTV Italians and British officers at roadside. LTV Italians and British officers at roadside. SV Lord Mayor of Tripoli and Chief of Police walk to meet General Montgomery for the "Surrender." SV Italians surrendering pan to Montgomery. Semi side view Italians surrendering to Montgomery. SV of the three Italian chiefs. SCU two Italian chiefs. CU side view Montgomery. GTV crowd in roadway. LV soldier hoisting the Union Jack pan up to flag being raised. LBV crowd of Italians watching and clapping. LV angle shot Union Jack flying. LFV Montgomery driving thru a main street in Tripoli in car. SV Montgomery in car past camera - not many natives on roadside. GV troops lined up - Montgomery driving past in car. SV Montgomery standing in car saluting to tank crews lined up. SV local kids clapping. SV Montgomery standing in car. SV Italian crowd and cheering.
Churchill Arrives at Castel Benito.
GV Churchill's Liberator landing at Castel Benito 'drome - approx. 15 miles from Tripoli. SBV Montgomery and Alexander pan to Liberator taxiing towards. SV Churchill out from under Liberator walks and is greeted by Montgomery. CU side view Churchill shaking hands with Montgomery. LV Montgomery and Churchill walking towards surrounded by soldiers taking snaps. SV Montgomery and Churchill towards. CU Montgomery and Churchill towards. LV troops giving three cheers as Churchill standing in car and Montgomery sitting drives past. Shot of Churchill's car along road to Tripoli pan to BV. LV travel shot along road passing soldiers waving. Travel shot along road past troops and cars. LV soldier up telegraph pole waving.
GTV Churchill addressing troops and officers on outskirts of Tripoli. Semi side view Churchill on platform addressing men. GV mass troops getting up from grass. LV Churchill stepping off from platform pan to Montgomery calling for three cheers. LV mass troops giving cheers. SV Montgomery giving three cheers. SV men cheering. SV Churchill giving "V" sign also in the picture are Montgomery and Brooke. GTV Churchill's car driving thru streets of Tripoli past troops lined up. LTV Churchill standing in car taking salute - RAF insignia on bonnet. GV native crowd watching by roadway. CU pan native watching. GTV Highland band marching thru streets of Tripoli. Semi side view Highland band marching thru streets of Tripoli. GTBV Highland band marching thru streets of Tripoli. STV Highland band past Churchill and others on stand. Semi side view Churchill takes salute. GTV lorries and guns past. STV lorries and guns past.
Background: PM BACK WITH PLANES Tripoli Prime Minister cordially greets General Montgomery in capital of Tripolitania. Taking salute at march past of victorious Eighth Army Mr Churchill rounds off 10,000 mile tour of Middle East.
Personalities - Politicians; Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill (1874-1965), Egypt; Personalities - Armed Forces; Military - Ceremonial; Clementine Ogilvy Hozier (1885-1977)Bernard Law Montgomery, 1st Viscount Montgomery of Alamein (1887-1976), Personalities - Relatives;British Empire;