• Short Summary

    At Bir-Hakeim, headquarters of the French Foreign Legion, Algeria, France's administrative chief in Algeria Paul Delouvrier, and Armed Service commanders, laid wreaths at the war memorial June 18 during 20th anniversary parades held throughout the Fifth Republic to commemorate General de Gaulle's historic appeal to Frenchmen to rally to the Free French Forces four days after the World War Two capture of Paris by the German Army.

  • Description

    1.
    SV Paul Delouvrier arrives with General Crepin and Admiral Auboyneau.
    0.05

    2.
    CU Delouvrier.
    0.08

    3.
    SV The three representatives lined up.
    0.11

    4.
    LV Three representatives inspecting troops.
    0.15

    5.
    LV Walk towards past troops.
    0.20

    6.
    CU Delouvrier lays wreath.
    0.27

    7.
    SV General Crepin, Admiral Auboyneau lays wreath.
    0.40

    8.
    GV Ceremony.
    0.44

    9.
    CU Wreaths.
    0.48

    10.
    SV Delouvrier, Admiral Auboyneau at attention.
    0.52

    11.
    SV Troops march towards.
    0.57

    12.
    LV Ditto.
    0.59

    13.
    SV Sailors march past.
    1.05

    14.
    SV Flags.
    1.08

    15.
    GV Monument.
    1.12



    Initials JRG/S/JH/AS



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: At Bir-Hakeim, headquarters of the French Foreign Legion, Algeria, France's administrative chief in Algeria Paul Delouvrier, and Armed Service commanders, laid wreaths at the war memorial June 18 during 20th anniversary parades held throughout the Fifth Republic to commemorate General de Gaulle's historic appeal to Frenchmen to rally to the Free French Forces four days after the World War Two capture of Paris by the German Army.

    With M. Delouvrier were the Commander of the French Mediterranean Fleet Admiral Auboyneau, and the Commander of French Forces in Algeria General Crepin.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA8DAYO5JWZD6OBAWOFEKIIS7L
    Media URN:
    VLVA8DAYO5JWZD6OBAWOFEKIIS7L
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    20/06/1960
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:12:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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