America's Unknown Warrior 1921

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    Item title reads - America's Unknown Warrior who has been awarded the British V.C. leaves for home in U.S. battleship. France.

    L/S of the coffin draped in stars and stripes being carried onto the ship, officers salute. M/S as men carry wreaths onto the ship. L/S as the ship sets sail.

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    31/10/1921
    Sound:
    Silent
    Media URN:
    22575
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    246.23
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:00:45:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:23:03:00 / 01:23:48:00
    Canister:
    G 820
    Sort Number:
    G 0820
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    Travel & Exploration War & Revolution
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