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  • Short Summary

    New NATO air office headquarters are handed over to General Norstad by Rene Pleven.

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    Unissued / unused footage - dates and locations may be unclear or unknown.

    New NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organisation) Air Offices - Fontainebleau, France.

    L/S of French Defence Minister Rene Pleven, General Lauris Norstad (Supreme Allied Commander in Europe) and Commander in Chief of Atlantic Pact Armed Forces Marshal Juin and other officers walking towards camera. The new NATO headquarters are being handed over by Pleven to General Norstad. Shots of RAF on parade. L/S of contingents of other NATO nations air forces on parade. Shots of USAF on parade.

    Pleven and officers walking towards building. L/S of crowd watching. Pleven shaking hands with Air Chief Marshal Sir Hugh Saunders. M/S of Pleven and US Air Officer. L/S of the ceremony. L/S of flag raising ceremony. M/S of air officers saluting. L/S of flags reaching mast head. General view of the ceremony. M/S of Pleven shaking hands with air officers. General view of air officers with crowd in forecourt.

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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:40:52:00 / 01:42:19:00
    UN 2452 E

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