5000 French troops are installed in Coblenz, they replace 960 United States soldiers.
Item title reads - America withdraws. 5000 French troops replace the recalled US (U.S.) army of occupation of 960 officers and men. Coblenz.
M/S of the American flag lowered on its pole, M/S as the Tricolour is raised. The flag is carried down the steps. Dignitaries walk through the town and a band and troops walk along, the camera pans across the crowds. An officer shakes hands with ladies on a train as it draws off.
Note: there is a story which is the same or similar entitled 'America Withdraws' in G 951 on *PM0296*.