• Short Summary

    France marks fifth anniversary of 1942 Royal Marine Commando operation at St. Nazaire

  • Description

    Gaumont British Ident

    SLATE INFORMATION: St. Nazaire Remembers Five Years Ago

    FRANCE: Saint-Nazaire:
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    ??? Presents O.B.E. to Mayor of St. Nazaire for his gallant war services to Allied Airmen

    GRAVES Good shot of St. Nazaire Cemetery - dead of Commando raid in 1942

    RAMADIER - FRENCH PRIME MINISTER Awards decorations to three british V.C. of the Commando raid on St. Nazaire - at Commemoration ceremony for those who fell

    ST. NAZAIRE Ceremony at St. Nazaire - graves of men killed in Commando raid in 1942 - People of France pay tribute 150 survivors of raid present. Granite monument unveiled. Mr Ramadier awards decorations to the three V.Cs. of the raid.

    TIRPITZ (German Battleship). Shots of the Tirpitz sunk in Norwegian waters

    V.C.s (Victoria Cross). Mr Ramadier presenting decorations to 3 V.Cs of St. NaZaire raid. Commando Beattie, Commander Ryder, Col Newman

    Ceremonies - Memorial; World War II

    WWII, World War Two, Second World War, war, dock, navy, German, monument, triibute, veterans, plaque, casualties, award, medal, Legion of Honour, Paul Ramadier, prime minister, French, Alfred Duff Cooper, ambassador, diplomat
    Background: France marks fifth anniversary of 1942 Royal Marine Commando operation at St. Nazaire

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    Film ID:
    VLVA4XB9X6VDP52C8HM1Z9U5W0XV9
    Media URN:
    VLVA4XB9X6VDP52C8HM1Z9U5W0XV9
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont British Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    07/08/1947
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:36:00
    Time in/Out:
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    Canister:
    N/A

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