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  • Description

    Titles read: "NEWS BRIEFS".

    Various locations of events.

    In New York, United States of America, we see 200 Royal Canadian Air Force cadets marching towards City Hall on a mission of Canadian-American friendship. They put on a display of precision drilling outside the hall and Air Marshal Bishop (Canadian air ace of the First World War) presents the RCAF flag to Mayor La Guardia in recognition of his efforts in furthering solidarity between the Dominion and the United States.

    At Tampa in Florida, we see a brief shot of the decoration that was posthumously awarded to Lieutenant Nininger being presented to his father. C/Us of the medal and a portrait still of the young American hero who gave his life in action at the Bataan Peninsular.

    At a British port, we see 'Bacchus' - the dog mascot of a Free French submarine - being decorated for his wartime service. A lady pins a medal on the dog's collar. Commentator says "over 2,000 hours submerged, and there are no lamp posts in a submarine".

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    16/03/1942
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    43726
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1320.29
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:00:58:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:43:56:00 / 01:44:54:00
    Canister:
    42/22
    Sort Number:
    42/022
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    War & Revolution
    WorkSpaces
    Canada in WW2 WW2: Bataan
  • Stills

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

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