• Short Summary

    Representatives of the Belgian Army, Navy and Air Force march past exiled government officials at Independence Day parade in London.

  • Description

    SLATE INFORMATION: BELGIANS CELEBRATE THEIR NATIONAL DAY

    ENGLAND: London: Chelsea Barracks:
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    Military parade lined up in square
    Belgian government officials in top hats
    Side view Belgian troops lined up
    Close up Belgian troops lined up
    Various Belgian paratroopers lined up
    Belgian ATS (Female Belgian soldiers) lined up
    Close up side view Belgian airman showing 'Belgium' on arm
    Crowd seated, looking on
    Camille Gutt (Belgian Minister of Finance, Defence, Economics and Traffic) presenting medal to Belgian officer
    Close up 12 medals on cushion
    Back view Gutt presenting medal to soldier
    Back view Gutt presenting medal to Air Force officer
    Close up Gutt presenting medal to British sailor
    HIGH ANGLE PAN guards band heading march past
    Side view crowd on balcony applauding
    HIGH ANGLE troops marching past Belgian government officials
    Belgian officials at saluting base
    HIGH ANGLE military parade

    Kensal Green:
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    Belgian band and procession entering Kensal Green cemetery
    Camille Gutt, Robert Gillon (President of the Belgian Senate) and Hubert Pierlot 9Head of Belgian Government in Exile) at head of procession
    Ministers and crowd round memorial
    Gillon standing bareheaded in front of memorial
    Pierlot carries wreath to memorial
    Emile de Cartier de Marchienne (Belgian Ambassador) places wreath on memorial
    General Van Strydonk (Commander of Belgian Forces in Great Britain) carrying wreath
    Van Styidonk places wreath in front of memorial
    Wreaths at base of memorial

    Exiles; Airforce - Ceremonial; Military - Ceremonial; Navy - Ceremonial; Personalities - Politicians; Celebrations - Anniversaries (Impersonal), Camille Gutt; Great Britain
    Background: Representatives of the Belgian Army, Navy and Air Force march past exiled government officials at Independence Day parade in London.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA2BVLCRIZ4ERRA9M6WK4BFKIPP
    Media URN:
    VLVA2BVLCRIZ4ERRA9M6WK4BFKIPP
    Group:
    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    23/07/1942
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:27:00
    Time in/Out:
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    Canister:
    N/A

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