General Gouraoud Retires Aka General Gouraud… 1937

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    Title reads: "Paris".

    France.

    Various shots of regiments of soldiers standing to attention in large cobbled courtyard. It is a military ceremony - they are honouring General Henri Gouraud, Military Governor of Paris and veteran officer who is retiring. Gouraud stands in middle of courtyard surrounded by other high ranking officers of the French Army. He is very elderly, walks with a limp and has one arm missing. The French National Anthem is playing.

    NB alternative spellings Gourard, Gouraoud.

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    25/11/1937
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    16062
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    943.25
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:00:26:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:21:11:00 / 01:21:37:00
    Canister:
    37/94
    Sort Number:
    37/094
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    Historical Figures & Celebrities Religion & Politics War & Revolution
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