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    Item title reads - Vanguard of Victory.

    Pretoria, South Africa.

    L/S exterior of Prime Minister General Jan Smuts' house in Pretoria. M/S as a Director and member of the Bureau of Information ring the bell. M/S of Field Marshal Smuts and his wife, they walk into the drawing room and everyone stands up, those present include The Chief of the South African General Staff and the Minister of the Interior. General Smuts sits down at his desk.

    Various shots as he is presented with the book 'Vanguard of Victory' about the South African victory in East Africa. C/U of two copies one in English and the other in Afrikaans. Various shots as he writes to Winston Churchill enclosing a copy of the book. C/U of the letter. M/S as he holds the books and talks about them.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    24/11/1941
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    39491
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1135.17
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:08:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:22:18:00 / 01:23:26:00
    Canister:
    41/94
    Sort Number:
    41/094
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    Historical Figures & Celebrities War & Revolution
    WorkSpaces
    My worksapce Jan Christiaan Smuts
  • Stills

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

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