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    Generals Lattre de Tassigny and Collins visit Tonkin in Indochina.

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    Unissued / Unused material.

    General Lattre de Tassigny and General Collins visit Tonkin. Indochina.

    LS the two Generals alighting from aeroplane. MS Collins and de Tassigny shaking hands with officers. LS as they salute the French military Guard of Honour. LS as they inspect them. MS French nurses forming Guard of Honour. LS as they inspect them. Various shots as they inspect the French tanks. Various shots as they shake hands with officers. LS crowded streets.

    MS Vietnamese woman addressing the Generals. LS children with flags. Various shots Tassigny replying. LS crowded street. MS two Vietnamese girls. CU Collins replying. MS children lining street. LS staff car crossing bridge. MS travelling shot along crowded streets. LS General walking through rainswept street. MS crowd applauding. LS banner in French "Long Live French Army".

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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:57:57:00 / 01:59:26:00
    UN 2403 E

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  1. Unknown user says

    "General Lattre de Tassigny" should read General Jean de Lattre de Tassigny. (Note that he nearly falls down the aircraft steps at 00:04).

    "General Collins" is General J. Lawton Collins.

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