• Short Summary

    Utrecht craftsmen worked for over a year to craft a special sword of honour to show Holland's gratitude for liberation, which is coincidentally presented to General Eisenhower on his 57th birthday

  • Description

    SLATE INFORMATION: Recalling War Years in Many Lands

    USA: Washington, D.C.:
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    EISENHOWER Receives Sword of Honour from people of Holland. Shots of him walking with Sword

    SWORDS Sword of Honour presented to Gen Eisenhower from people of Holland as a token of liberation

    WASHINGTON. Gen Eisenhower receives sword of honour from Holland

    Ceremonies - Miscellaneous; Personalities - Armed Forces; Americans; The Netherlands

    World War II, the Second World War, WWII, World War Two, post-war, postwar, peacetime, Dwight David "Ike" Eisenhower, five-star general, Supreme Allied Commander in Europe, Operation Overlord, Normandy
    Background: Utrecht craftsmen worked for over a year to craft a special sword of honour to show Holland's gratitude for liberation, which is coincidentally presented to General Eisenhower on his 57th birthday

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    Film ID:
    VLVA3NSAYH4BTCFNEICAJS3NC83UQ
    Media URN:
    VLVA3NSAYH4BTCFNEICAJS3NC83UQ
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont British Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    23/10/1947
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:39:00
    Time in/Out:
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    Canister:
    N/A

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