Dockside scenes as the British Troops leave Palestine
Haifa, Israel / Palestine
LAST BRITISH TROOPS LEAVE PALESTINE
M.S. Scene in built up area, troops throwing surplus gear into fire before leaving. M.S. Side view last company parade of the 2nd Coy. 1st Battallion Coldstream Guards on ground on Mount Carmel. front view officer inspecting rifle barrels. L.M.S. last parade. SCU Officer inspecting rifle barrels. L.M.S. last parade, front view. Haifa harbour in background. M.S. Guardsman doing his last turn of road block duty. M.S. Haifa harbour and town in background. M.S. Haifa harbour in background. Gun pit with soldiers dismantling gun overlooking the harbour. M.S. Elevated shot of dismantling the gun. SCU Rear view guardsman with Bren gun covering approach to the camp. LMS the approch road to the camp. MS. Elevted dismantling the guns. LMS The guardsmens billets. M.S. Two soldiers dressed in shorts carrying belongings from their billets down to road. M.S. Evacuation scene at a road block just outside Haifa (3 shots). M.S.Troops loading belongings onto a army truck. MS Taken from inside landing craft, Army lorry about to enter and drive into hold. MS Army lorry aboard ship. MS Army types on board ship. SCU Tank being backed onto landing craft. CU Tanks' name 'Kangaw'. MS Armoured car being backed into the open bow ofa landing craft. M.S. General scene at dockside with troops waiting to embark. MS Scene at dockside. MS Armoured car being backed into the open bow ofa landing craft. S.C.U. column of troops marching towards dock area to embark. L.M.S. Deserted street with columns of troops marching towards dock area prior to embarking (2 shots). M.S. Column of troops marching into dock area. Gun emplacement in foreground. L.M.S. Troops on dockside waiting to embark. LMS General scene at dockside with ship and troops marching onto dockside, pan down to troops waiting on dockside. S.C.U. Side of ship with troops embarking, pan through rails of ship lined troops. MS Elevated troops marching on the dockside. LS Haifa town with army lorries and vehicles on deck of ship in foreground. M.S. Troops filing up gangplank of ship. M.S. pan up gangplank as troops board ship. M.S. stern of ship. "Heathmore of Liverpool". pan to other ships in the harbour. M.S. open bows of landing craft. L.S. circling RAF aircraft. (3 shots). L.M.S. ships in the harbour. L.S. RAF aircraft overhead. M.S. Truck and light armoured vehicle being driven into landing craft. M.S. Harbour scene with deck of boat in foreground. M.S. Bows of a landing craft lined with troops. M.S. Open bows of landing craft. S.C.U. Two guardsmen radio operators keep open communications on the shore. Ships in background of harbour. MS Flagstaff with Union Jack flying. MS Ship in the harbour. M.S.Boat carrying G.O.C. Lt.General McMillan arrives at dockside on cruiser H.M.S. Phoebe to see last troops leave. M.S. McMillan steps ashore and is greeted by several Brigadiers on dockside. S.C.U. McMillan speaks to a Royal Marines officer. S.C.U. Mc Millan. M.S. McMillan and other officers on quayside. S.C.U. McMillan with British and U.S. Consul Generals. C.U. Royal Marines buglar sounds the very "Last Post". SCU Sign 'Phoebe'. S.C.U. Entrance to landing craft with troops entering and leaving. MS Scene on the dockside with troops entering mouth of landing craft. M.S. McMillan on dockside with officers
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