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  • Short Summary

    Large military parade before the start of manoeuvres in Westphalia.

  • Description

    Thought to be Selected Originals from late 1940s material.

    Sennelager, Rhineland, Germany.

    LV pan troops lined up for inspection. CU Angle shot French soldier pan down to flash. LV Pan Americans on parade. SV American soldiers with Thompson machine guns under arms. CU officer saluting.

    MV Towards Mr Emanuel Shinwell talking to General de Lattre de Tassigny accompanied by other high-ranking officers. CU French officer at the salute. GV Crowd looking on. SV Two Russian officers looking on.

    LV French bren gun carriers passing saluting base. LV Bren gun carriers passing. SV Shinwell with Robertson and Tassigny at salute.

    MV Towards British armoured cars pulling guns. SV Officers looking on. SV Pan British guns being towed in parade. CU High ranking Australian air force officer looking through binoculars. LV elevated troops marching past. SV Towards American troops marching past.

    SV American officers looking on. LV Belgians marching past. SV Emanuel (Manny) Shinwell and high-ranking officers standing on dais. LV Towards Black Watch marching past. GV Crowd - ATS (Auxiliary Territorial Service) girls sitting on ground in foreground. SV Towards British troops marching past. CU Shinwell pan to General Sir Brian Robertson and Tassigny at salute. MV British troops marching past. SV Tassigny shaking hands with officer.

    Possibly connected with 49/82 - MD.

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    Unknown sel originals
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:31:56:00 / 01:33:28:00
    UNSO Reel 070 K

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  1. Unknown user says

    "General de Lattre de Tassigny" is Jean de Lattre de Tassigny.

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  2. Unknown user says

    This material is offcuts for clip 1425.33.

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  3. gnr543 says

    Parade Site is Sennelager, Westphalen a British Training Area just North of Paderborn.

    Parade Ground is a cobbled road and asphalt landing strip just North of the grassed bank on which sits the Winning Mühle, used after 1949 for similar large parades in 1951, 1965, 1977 (Queen's Silver Jubilee).

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