French troops in Syrian mountains and the Sahara Desert make their patrols.
Documentary film about events of early months of 1940.
King Peter of Yugoslavia in Jordan and Captain Roosevelt in Egypt + other news from desert.
Allied troops advance to Beirut. Syria.
Allied troops move into Damascus and liberate the city. Syria.
A cease fire is negotiated and fighting comes to an end in Syria.
The Imperial forces enter Syria under peace convention and prisoners are released.
Events in the Middle East include Jan Smuts inspecting troops, and tanks arriving.
Review of international news stories from that year.
Peace treaty is signed in Syria.
Good shots of Allied troops amidst the ancient ruins near Palmyra in Syria.
Syrian women do exercises and meet British troops.
Footage of French Vichy soldiers leaving Beirut in Syria.
Good footage of British and Australian troops in the desert, Syria.
Grain is handed out to farmers in Syria.
Britain soldiers learning to ski & wounded from Tunisian front on their way to Alexandria.
President Khoury of Lebanon opens a new road at Chekka Pass in Syrian mountains.
Sergeant Brown becomes ruler of tiny island of Ruad, off Syria.
Newsbriefs include King and Queen meeting U.S. 8th army corps, and baptism in river Jordan.