• Short Summary

    Vietnam veteran Captain Robert Rankin receives 19 medals for bravery. Alconbury.

  • Description

    No title - USAF airman who served in Vietnam is awarded 19 medals for bravery. Alconbury, Cambridgeshire.

    M/S interior on USAF (United States Air Force) base at Alconbury, showing a Phantom II. Camera pans over length of plane. Interior M/S cockpit showing Captain Robert Rankin, his wife and children looking at plane. Rear view of plane. Interior M/S showing Colonel Winston Anderson pinning Silver Star on Rankin's coat. (Rankin holds tray of medals). C/U as medal is pinned on his jacket. M/S Silver Star medal, pan down to tray of medals.

    C/U Captain Rankin, pan to Colonel Anderson. M/S as Anderson and Rankin shake hands. M/S photographers. M/S Rankin and family with medals. C/U little girl looking at medals. C/U Captain Rankin, pan to wife. C/U Captain Rankin's other daughter. M/S Rankin and family pinning the medals onto his jacket which is on table. C/U medals being pinned onto jacket. M/S as Captain Rankin and wife walk towards camera, he is wearing all his medals. M/S as they step in front of line of pressmen. Rear view Captain Rankin posing in front of pressmen. C/U and M/S Captain Rankin and wife.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2085.11
    Media URN:
    57006
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    01/12/1968
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:05:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:30:25:00 / 01:31:30:00
    Canister:
    68/97

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