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    Full title reads: "Washington. Heroes Honoured. The Atlantic Airmen Costes & Bellonte received by President Hoover..."

    White House Garden, Washington DC, United States of America (USA).

    American President Herbert C Hoover stands at a podium with record breaking airmen Costes and Bellonte. He is speaking into microphones on the podium. Various other dignitaries are gathered around the podium.

    Intertitle reads: "... At the Unknown Soldier's Tomb."

    Costes and Bellonte walk forward and place a wreath on the American Grave of the Unknown Soldier. A military bugler steps forward to play the last post.

    N.B. The famous French airmen Dieudone Costes and Maurice Bellonte made record breaking flights in the late 1920s and early 1930s.

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    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    22/09/1930
    Sound:
    Mute
    Media URN:
    7777
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    743.20
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:41:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:31:44:00 / 01:33:25:00
    Canister:
    30/33
    Sort Number:
    30/033
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    Categories
    Religion & Politics
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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