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Anthony Quinn (Lt. Col. Pierre Raspeguy)
Alain Delon (Captain Phillipe Esclavier)
Michèle Morgan (Countess Natalie de Clairefons)
Maurice Ronet (Capain. Boisfeuras)
Claudia Cardinale (Aicha)
Grégoire Aslan (Dr. Ali Ben Saad)
Jean Servais (General Melies)
Used by the three French army corps, Armée de l’Air, Aéronavale and earth corps (ALAT=Aviation Légère de l’Armée de Terre) in the Algerian conflict 1954-62.
SNCASE produced the H-19/S-55 under Sikorsky license (about 500 built). French Army Light Aviation service (ALAT) used it widely during the Algerian and Vietnam conflicts. This one could be a French built H-19, or a British licence-built Westland Whirlwind, also operated by French Army in Algeria (around 40 used).