Medals awarded in ceremony honouring the heroes of Battle of Verdun
Title: Medals were attached to the colours of the regiments that fight so gallantly for France.
GV. pan French General accompanied by senior officers walking past French troops lined up on parade in street.
GV. back view ditto
SV. General pinning medals on to flags.
Title: The French aviators salute the flags
LV. Aeroplane flying over field.
SV. ditto (2 shots)
Title: The wall of steel
LV. Colour party followed by mounted officers and troops arading across field.
LV. Massed troops parading across field. dur
LV. pan and SV. ditto.
Title: Pere Joffre the Generalissimo of the Allies.
SV. side veiw Gen Joffre talking with Fench officers on steps of building.
SV. side view ditto
French planes flying past
French troops marching past
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Background: Medals awarded in ceremony honouring the heroes of Battle of Verdun