• Short Summary

    Free French Leader General Charles de Gaulle statement from London repudiating surrender to germany of France's Petain government

  • Description

    SLATE INFORMATION: 'Free France Finds A Fighting Leader'

    ENGLAND: London:
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    B&W French Embassy with flag flying at half mast

    St Stephen's House:
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    Vice Admiral Emile Muselier (commander of the French maritime forces - smoking cigarette) along to St Stephen's House (De Gaulle's London headquarters)/ General Charles de Gaulle (Free French Leader) out of car and into St Stephen's House

    General Charles de Gaulle (Free French Leader) statement - MUTE - subtitles at bottom of screen:
    - We believe that honour commands all Frenchmen to continue the war at the side of their Allies, and we are determined to do so. We hope that one day superior mechanised strength will give us victory and enable us to free our Fatherland

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    General de Gaulle out of building and into car/ Vice Admiral Muselier chatting with British officers outside building/ de gaulle arrival at St Stephen's House/ French Embassy with flag flying at half-mast/ de Gaulle along and into car outside St Stephen's House and car departing

    World War 2 (Second World War); France
    Background: Free French Leader General Charles de Gaulle statement from London repudiating surrender to germany of France's Petain government

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA3Q9EZKU1J808LEIQ6U1L2A60W
    Media URN:
    VLVA3Q9EZKU1J808LEIQ6U1L2A60W
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    04/07/1940
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:45:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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