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    Obituary for Douglas Haig, 1st Earl Haig (British soldier)

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    SLATE INFORMATION: Passing of a Great Soldier: Earl Haig, Former Commander in Chief of the British Army in France Dies Suddenly at His London Residence in His 67th Year. The Man Who Led British Army to Victory Arrives at Dover After Signing of Armistice.

    ENGLAND: Various:

    MV Ear Haig talking to naval officer on quayside.


    SV ship (2 funnelled) draws near TITLE: His work done he who led the Army of Millions to Victory in the world's greatest and most devastating war returns to England.


    SV military band playing on quayside as haig stands by gangplank of ship at salute.


    MV Haig on quayside with mayor and local officials.


    SV Earl Haif in a carriage coming out from Charing Croa station, massive crowd gathered.


    SV crowd as carriages and cars making their way through




    SV b ws of ship as ship passes.


    SV military band on quayside as Haig stands by gangplank at salute.


    MVs Haig with naval officer and mayor on quayside.


    SV Haig greets officers standing in front of line of troops.


    MV Haig walks along quayside with naval officer.


    MVs Haig poses with Mayor and alderman.


    SV Judge reads from script, to a Haig, alderman standing in background.


    SV Haig reads from script facing Alderman pan showing officers standing listening.


    SV Haig walks down line of troops.


    MV Haig and officers walk off.

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    Earl Haig,

    soldiers, troops, ships, military leaders, death
    Background: Obituary for Douglas Haig, 1st Earl Haig (British soldier)

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    Reuters - Gaumont Graphic Newsreel
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