Mayor of Leicester presents regimental colours to General Petit of Free French Forces.
Title reads: "Colours to Free French Forces".
Panning shot of British and Free French troops on parade. C/U of Free French soldier at attention with sabre drawn. Various shots of the ceremony where the Mayor of Leicester hands the new colour to General Petit (Chief-of-staff of the Free French Forces). The colours are a gift from the people of Leicester. Camera pans with the General as he leaves the platform and presents the Colour to the Colour Party. C/U of the new Colour. M/S of Colour Party as they march through the streets, pan back to the troops who are marching behind the Colour Party .
The regimental Colours will become the standard of an African regiment of the Free French Forces.