Groups of student pilots are briefed by instructors at a French Air Force training base in Marrakesh, Morocco. Wearing seat-pack parachutes, student pilots climb into the cockpits of North American T-6 aircraft, bearing French markings, as ground crews hook up auxiliary power units and turn over the aircraft engines. The T-6s taxi out to the active runway. The T-6s are seen taxiing back to their respective parking places on the airfield.
Prime Minister Winston Churchill accompanied by Lady Clementine Churchill and daughter, Sarah (in uniform of Women's Auxiliary Air Force), arrives by train in London, after an absence of two months. He had fallen ill following the Tehran Conference and remained abroad to convalesce in Marrakesh, Morocco. A crowd of well-wishers fills the platform. He chats with British military officers and officials and correspondents.
Native traders at a marketplace in Marrakech, French Morocco. A snake charmer performs a show. Natives gather around the snake charmer and watch the show. A boy plays flute while another boy plays drum.
A magician performs in a marketplace of Marrakech in French Morocco. Natives surround him and watch the show. The magician takes out strings of cloth from his mouth, swallows balls and rotates a disk on his fingertip. A native orchestra performs in the marketplace.
Soldiers stand outside entrance of the Moroccan Air Command Building in Morocco. A French Air Force officer comes out and greets arriving U.S. Air Force officers. All officers, including an American Air Force Brigadier General and French counterpart, sit around a table. They discuss and mutually sign some type of agreement. The French General points out areas of interest on a map of Morocco fixed on a wall behind the table. He marks some places on the map. All others watch. Note: The U.S. Air Force General wears an "Ike" jacket, while the officers accompanying him all wear the class A "blouse" jacket.
French tricolor and a pennant fly above building in Morocco. Moroccans in white traditional dress walk through gardens and a gallery. French General arrives at foot of long walkway, exits a car and ascends walkway flanked by an honor guard of Moroccan troops. He and his aide continue through an outdoor gallery and courtyard before entering building. The General sits at a desk and discusses matters with civil servants who stand near him.