• Short Summary

    US Air Force veterans and families attend dedication of Memorial to those who died in war.

  • Description

    Norwich, Norfolk.

    GV. Pan, chartered B.O.A.C. Britannia carrying relatives of American airmen killed in the war, taxiing in at Sculthorpe air base, Norfolk. LV. Welcome sign. LV. Passengers disembarking. SV. They are greeted by Colonel Hane, the Commanding Officer, & SV. SV. Guard of Honour. LV. Passengers being greeted by welcome party, & GV.

    GV. Norwich Castle. LV. Civic procession leaving Norwich City Hall for the library where a memorial room is to be dedicated to US servicemen who died in the war. SV. Crowd watching. CU. Pan, with men in procession, Lieutenant General William E. Kepner former Commanding Officer of the second Air Division - nearest to camera. CU. Pan, Lieutenant Colonel Charles C. Hurt carrying the Roll of Honour.

    GV. Norwich Library, top shot. A fountain outside the American Memorial Room composed of 50 sculptured stones one from each of the 50 states, & CU. LV. Through the glass door, into the Memorial Room. GV. Interior of the room. CU. Pan, books. GV. Guests gathered for the Memorial Service. SV. The Bishop of Norwich blessing the Roll of Honour. SV. Dignitaries SV. Lieutenant General Kepner speaking. GV. Pan, guests looking at the fountain and filing into the Memorial Room. GV. Pan, crowded Memorial Room. CU. People looking at the Roll of Honour, & CU.

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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:11:24:00 / 01:12:54:00

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