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    Unused / unissued footage - dates and / or locations may be unclear or unknown.

    Cuts from newsreel 49/63 - US Chiefs of Staff arrive at Northolt aerodrome.

    M/S of Admiral Denfield (Chief of Staff American Navy) walking towards microphone. Generals Hoyt Vandenberg (Chief of Staff US Air Force) and Omar Bradley (Chief of Staff American Army) follow. English officers grouped around. Elevated M/S of Admiral Denfield being greeted by Lord Tedder. M/S of Denfield, Vandenberg and Bradley in front of mike.

    Bradley gets into car. Tedder shakes hands with Vandenberg with others grouped around. Pan across windscreen of US Generals' car. C/U of American flag - Stars and Stripes - flying with Union Jack flag. Tedder and Denfield walking past line of RAF men. RAF Guard of Honour. C/U of name 'The Independence' on aeroplane. Seal of President of United States on side of plane. Back view of the three chiefs being greeted by British officers. Tedder, Admiral Lord Bruce Fraser (of North Cape Royal Navy) and General Sir William Joseph Slim (Chief of Imperial General Staff) are seen.

    C/U of Denfield and RAF officer (unknown), followed by Vandenberg, Bradley and Tedder, walking past RAF rank. C/U of Admiral Denfield. M/S of Denfield shaking hands with Tedder. Elevated M/S of Denfield walking between lines of RAF. Denfield, Bradley and Vandenberg standing on airfield. M/S of sound cameramen on top of trucks. Admiral Denfield in front of mike. Bradley and Vandenberg by his side. C/U head shot of Denfield, pan to Vandenberg. Shot of 'The Independence' landing. C/U of Vandenburg; pan to Bradley. Elevated general view of scene on airfield as US Chiefs of Staff alight from plane, with cameramen etc, dodging about.

    Note: there are a few very brief sections of natural sound in this item - vast majority of footage is mute. Spelling Variations - Vandenburg or Vandenberg.

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Media URN:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:14:01:00 / 01:16:10:00
    UN 2154 E
    Sort Number:
    UN 2154 E
  • Appears in...

    Religion & Politics Trade & Industry
    Arthur Vandenberg
  • Stills

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

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