• Short Summary

    PARTICIPATING TROOPS:
    Army -3d Infantry (The Old Guard), Fort Myer, Va.

    Marines -USMC Ceremonial and Guard Company,?

  • Description


    TRANSCRIPT


    1.
    General Wheeler greats Sir Charles Elworthy and escorts him to the reviewing stand.


    2.
    Band sounds Tour ruffles and flourishes, and then plays "The General's March." A 19-gun salute is fired simultaneously with the music.


    3.
    Sir Charles Elworth inspects the troops, escorted by Colonel Conmy and accompanied by General Wheeler.


    4.
    Band plays the national anthems of the United Kingdom and of the United States.


    5.
    Departure of the dignitary.




    Initials



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    Background: PARTICIPATING TROOPS:
    Army -3d Infantry (The Old Guard), Fort Myer, Va.

    Marines -USMC Ceremonial and Guard Company, Marine Barracks, Washington, D.C.

    Navy -USN Ceremonial Guard, Naval Districts, Washington, D.C.

    Air Force -USAF Honor Guard, Bolling AFB, Washington, D.C,
    Coast Guard -USCG Ceremonial and Honor Guard, Washington Radio Station, Alexandria, Va.

    COMMANDER OF TROOPS:
    Army Colonel Joseph B. Conmy Jr., Commanding Officer, 3d Infantry (The Old Guard). Hometown: Pembina, N.D.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA9TE7Y2PMCDOSQSP3XEBPFYXL6
    Media URN:
    VLVA9TE7Y2PMCDOSQSP3XEBPFYXL6
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    07/03/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:04:21:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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