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CU. Joseph Kessel with the sword he was presented with for working with De Gaulle's underground fighters during the war. MS. Kessel sitting in armchair reading in his study. GV. Dome of Academie Francaise against the darkening sky. VS. Kessel...
The French prepare to man the Maginot line after Germany mobilises more than a million men for manoeuvres. France.
French woman comes to surface after 3 months in underground cave for scientific experiment.
French Ambassador opens underground train service in Montreal.
Consecration of the basilica of church in Lourdes.
France's football team visit Moscow's ornate underground station. Russia (Soviet Union).
Shots of mountain area & underground tunnels where tests will be carried out.
Series for schools about war - this episode covers the Second World War.