Fifteen hundred troops leave Haifa as British evacuation starts.
Full title reads: "PALESTINE EVACUATION BEGINS".
Long shot of soldiers standing on the quayside on pouring rain. Long shot of women and children going aboard ship. Closer shot of the women and children walking up gangplank. Troops coming towards the gangway in the rain. Back view of troops going towards the ship. Close up shot of 'Frankonia'. Troops at the foot of the gangway. Close up shot of the troops going up gangway. Close up shot of another angle of troops going up the gangway. Man is stopped and asked for his pay book. Long shot of the troops going up the gangway.