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    King George VI and Queen Elizabeth tour England's West Country on the fifth anniversary of his coronation

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    SLATE INFORMATION: Royal Tour of the West Country

    ENGLAND: Various:

    King George & Queen Elizabeth tour on the anniversary of their fifth year of reign including inspecting dock yard workers, cheering crowds, a boat trip, a visit to Royal Naval College, RAF members, clay and pigeon shooting and a tour of Exchecquer

    King George & Queen ElizabethAEROPLANES R.A.F. & NAVAL PLANES. Visit R.A.F. Squadron (king & Queen) at Torquay.. watch P.T. drill by R.A.F. Cadets..take salute etc. King & Queen watch R.A.F. Clay Pigeon Shooting.. King handles rifle

    CORONATION Lib: shots of King George & Queen Elizabeth used in

    DOCKS Queen Elizabeth sees Women Dockyard workers..& w. King

    ELIZABETH, Queen of England. w.King tours West Country..lib:shots of coronation..visit Cornish Tin Mine..dockyard.. inspects A.T.S..Visit farm & see prize cattle.. inspect Wren's.. rowed out to sea by W.R.E.N. crew..watch P.T. drill by R.A.F. Cadets.. speak to blitzed townsfolk of Exeter..inspect Lands girls etc.

    GEORGE VI KING OF ENGLAND. Visit farm on Duchy of Lancaster estate..Wren's inspected..Royal Naval College at Dartsmouth, inspection of Cadets..watch P.T. demonstration by R.A.F. Cadets..watch Clay Pigeon shooting, holding rifle..talk to blitzed townsfolk of Exeter..

    MINERS King & Queen visit Cornish Tin Mine..shot of mine..men come to surface..shown speciman of Tin Stone

    NAVAL King & Queen visit Royal Naval College at Dartsmouth. inspection..Queen rowed out to sea by crew of Wren's

    WOMEN. King & Queen visit Dockyard in West Country & see Women dock workers

    WOMEN LAND ARMY. King & Queen inspect Land Army Girl's when touring West Country


    World War II, World War 2, WWII, Second World War, war
    Background: King George VI and Queen Elizabeth tour England's West Country on the fifth anniversary of his coronation

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    Reuters - Gaumont British Newsreel
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