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    Led by General de Gaulle, French in Britain celebrate the 14th of July.

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    SLATE INFORMATION: Free French Swear to Free France

    Whitehall, London, England: Angle shot of Cenotaph. LV Towards, De Gaulle, and Admiral Muselier - steel helmeted French troops lined up on street. SV Women in crowd cheering. LV De Gaulle inspecting French troops SV Pan De Gaulle takes wreath and lays it at cenotaph with others. CU Wreath with notice "Les Francais Libres' attached. SV De Gaulle and Muselier saluting cenotaph. CU De Gaulle and Muselier saluting. CU Angle V of inscription on cenotaph "The Glorious Dead." LV Pan from cenotaph to French troops marching past - crowds lined up on footpath. SV French troops past. SV Crowd on footpath.

    Victoria, London, England: SV French sailors past. SV Pan down statue Marshall Foch. CU Inscription "Foch 1851-1929" LV De Gaulle, Muselier and French officers arriving at statue - crowd in b-g. CU Women in crowd applauding. LV De Gaulle laying wreath at base of statue and walks away. SV Wreath on statue with inscription "Les Francais Libres" CU Inscription "Les Francais Libres" Angle shot of French troops, rifles on shoulders past camera. SV Pan down of Foch's statue.

    Personalities - Politicians; Exiles; Celebrations - National Days; Charles Andre Marie Joseph de Gaulle (1890-1970), Great Britain; World War II (Second World War)
    Background: Led by General de Gaulle, French in Britain celebrate the 14th of July.

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    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
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