Replica armistice coach, Foch statue, troops marching with Arch de Triomphe in background.
Paris, Rethondes, France.
Armistice rites in Paris. Documentation details the sequence of events of Armistice Day in Paris and Rethondes.
LS. March of flags. LS. March of troops. MS. Crowds. LS. March past of flags. MS. General Pierre Koenig French Military Governor and Mr. Louis Jacquinot French Minister. LS. MS. March past of war veterans. LS. MS. French Colonial mounted troops ride past. LS. MS. Ministers arriving at the building in Rethondes, where a replica of the Armistice coach is kept. LS. Replica of the coach. MS. Copies of newspaper headlines declaring Armistice signed with Kaiser in 1918. LS. Interior of coach. LS. Mon. Jacquinot inspecting veterans. LS. The groundstones at Carrefour de l'Armistice. LS. Parade in front of statue of Foch. MS. Guard of Honour. MS. Jacquinot standing to attention. MS. The statue of Marshall Foch. LS. Jacquinot bowing to statue of Foch. MS. The tomb of Marshall Foch. LS. MS. Troops with flags marching along the Champs Elysees. LS. Large crowds watching. LS. Troops with flags marching. LS. Parade at the foot of the Arc de Triomphe. LS. President Vincent Auriol walking to the Arc de Triomphe. CU. A Republican Guard. LS. CU. Auriol placing wreath on Tomb of the Unknown Warrior. LS. MS. French ministers. LS. The Tricolour flying beneath Arc de Triomphe. LS. Dense crowds. LS. MS. Various shots troops marching away. MS. Crowds. LS. Troops and sailors marching away. Various shots of public passing the tomb at Arc de Triomphe.