The Duke Of Aosta Surrenders 1941

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    Item title reads - The Duke of Aosta surrenders. Historic Pathe pictures.

    Various shots of the scene on the summit of a mountain in Ethiopia (Abyssinia) near Amba Alagi. Hundreds of Italian troops are gathered to hear the proclamation of surrender by the Duke of Aosta, who was the former Italian Viceroy of Ethiopia. Various shots of prisoners walking along. The proclamation is read by the Italian Chief of Staff. They are led away again. Defeated enemy units are accorded honours of war and a British General takes the salute whilst allied forces present arms. Various shots of the Duke of Aosta walking along. He salutes to the imperial forces as he walks past them and marches away for internment.

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    21/07/1941
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    39059
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1121.13
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:02:15:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:21:01:00 / 01:23:16:00
    Canister:
    41/58
    Sort Number:
    41/058
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