• Short Summary

    General de Gaulle reviews his Free French forces in London on Bastille Day.

  • Description

    SLATE INFORMATION: SALUTE 'FIGHTING FRANCE'

    ENGLAND: London: Wellington Barracks:
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    General views parade lined up
    PAN airmen types lined up
    Close up airman type
    PAN 'Blue Devils' lined up
    Close up French troops lined up showing 'France' and Cross of Lorraine on arm
    PAN French female soldiers (equivalent to British ATS)
    Admiral Harold Stark (Commander of U.S. Naval Forces in Europe), General Dwight D. Eisenhower (Commanding General, European Theater of Operations) and French officer arriving towards
    Close up Stark and Eisenhower
    General Charles de Gaulle (Leader of the Free French Forces) inspecting French troops lined up
    Close up de Gaulle
    De Gaulle decorates Lieutenant Laurent with the Cross of Liberation
    Close up medals on cushion
    De Gaulle decorating soldiers with Military Medal
    Side view de Gaulle decorating soldiers
    Close up de Gaulle decorating soldier
    Military personalities including an Arab delegate looking on
    De Gaulle taking salute PAN to soldiers marching past
    Back view de Gaulle taking salute and sailors marching past
    Close up side view de Gaulle saluting
    Troops marching past

    Personalities - Politicians; Exiles; Military - Ceremonial; Celebrations - National Days; Charles Andre Marie Joseph de Gaulle (1890-1970)
    Background: General de Gaulle reviews his Free French forces in London on Bastille Day.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA66X9P9DGM6ZLGFZPA138Z4R6P
    Media URN:
    VLVA66X9P9DGM6ZLGFZPA138Z4R6P
    Group:
    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    14/07/1942
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:56:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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