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    Unused / unissued footage - dates and / or locations may be unclear or unknown.

    Cuts from newsreel 49/64 - Western Nations Chiefs of Staff in Paris, France.

    M/S of Douglas aircraft 'Independence' at Orly airfield. M/S of Admiral Denfield, followed by General Omar Bradley walking down steps of plane. Bradley is greeted by officials. Several shots of the American Chiefs of Staff saluting line of troops and colours.

    General Bradley chats to General Revers, French delegate to the Western Defence Council. Admiral Denfield chats to French Admiral. Denfield, Bradley and General Hoyt Vandenberg walk along street. French military Guard of Honour.

    American Generals' car arrives in courtyard at Ministry of War; back view of Field Marshal Bernard 'Monty' Montgomery, Commander in Chief of Western Union Land Forces, waiting to greet them. The three Americans walk across courtyard and salute as they pass Guard of Honour. Various shots of the Generals chatting with others. Among them are Commander Robyns and General Baele of Belgium.

    Note: spelling variations - Vandenburg or Vandenberg,

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    British Pathé
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    Available on request
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    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:52:26:00 / 01:53:43:00
    UN 2156 D
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    UN 2156 D
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    War & Revolution Religion & Politics Trade & Industry
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