First pictures of Prime Minister's visit to Eighth Army. Meetings with Field Marshal Smuts and?
EGYPT: Western Desert:
Plane just arrived in desert / Man saluting Winston Churchill (British wartime Prime Minister) / Churchill pointing and raises hat to camera as past
Churchill walking through lines of South African soldiers / 'ALAMEIN' sign / Soldier setting fuses on shells / 4.5 gun fires / gun being loaded / Churchill pan to gun crew / Churchill working gun / GVs showing Quatara Depression / foot stepping into marsh / GV showing barbed wire and skull and crossbones sign 'MINES KEEP OUT' / concealed gun position / Australian soldiers cheering as Churchill's car passes / Churchill walking past Aussies / Churchill into mess of RAF tent for lunch
Churchill at table / Churchill drinking glass of beer / Wavell arrives standing by plane / Wavell talking to Air Chief Marshal Tedder / Indians lined up / Indian armoured cars lined up / Wavell shaking hands with Indian / Churchill and General Smutts seated in garden of British Embassy / Churchill talking to and holding baby / Air Chief Marshal Sir Ted A. Tedder, Gen Sir Alan Brooke and Admiral Harwood, Churchill and others walking across gardens
Background: First pictures of Prime Minister's visit to Eighth Army. Meetings with Field Marshal Smuts and Admiral Harwood precede departure for Moscow.