• Short Summary

    The King visits fighter stations to decorate fifteen RAF pilots.

  • Description

    SLATE INFORMATION: Royal Reception for R.A.F. 'Night-Watchmen'

    England: GTV & SV. OF the King in uniform of Air Marshal of the Air Force inspects airmen, - hangar in b-g. LV. King inspects W.A.A.F. girls. Tow SVS King inspects men about to take part in raid. TGV. Presentation of medals on tarmac. GV. Sergeant pilot Henry Cartwright being awarded the D.F.M. SV. Flt. Officer Blair being awarded the D.F.C. SCU. Medal pan to face of pilot. SV. Squadron-Ldr Kayll receiving DSO&DFC. TGV Presentation. SV. Flt. Lt RHA Lee receiving DSO & DFC. CU. Lee pan to the medals. SV. Lee and Flight Officer Blair.

    Airforce - Ceremonial; Royalty; King George VI of Great Britain (1936-52), Ceremonies - Decorations; World War II (Second World War)
    Background: The King visits fighter stations to decorate fifteen RAF pilots.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA46AA2RE996C701E54JY4ZBI5I
    Media URN:
    VLVA46AA2RE996C701E54JY4ZBI5I
    Group:
    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/07/1940
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:13:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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