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  • Description

    Unissued / unused material.

    American newsreel item.

    Two unknown warriors brought to rest at Arlington National Cemetery - the dead soldiers represent World War 2 and Korean War. Washington DC, United States of America (USA).

    LS motor cycles escorting two coffins to cemetery. LS crowds. LS coffins on gun carriages draped with US flag, people walking at the side. LS servicemen lined up, pan to coffin on gun carriage. Big general view panning shot of crowds. MS crowds.

    Various shots coffins with President Dwight Eisenhower (Ike) in the background. LS crowds. MS President Eisenhower walking forward to speak into microphone. Eisenhower places the nation's highest military award upon each of the unknown servicemen's coffins. MS coffin. MS crowds. CU Tomb of the Unknown Soldier (unidentified casualty from World War 1). LS coffin being carried to rest beside the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. LS bearers lifting flag from coffins, pan to President Eisenhower standing to attention. LS bearers standing to attention holding flag over coffins.

    Date on dope sheet is 02/06/1958.

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  • Data

    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Media URN:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:01:41:00 / 01:03:16:00
    UN 3097 F
    Sort Number:
    UN 3097 F
  • Appears in...

    War & Revolution
    picks US military funeral
  • Stills

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

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