• Short Summary

    AMERICA'S MEMORIAL DAY, THE DAY OF THE YEAR WHEN AMERICANS ALL OVER THE WORLD REMEMBER THEIR WAR DEAD, WAS COMMEMORATED IN BRITAIN TODAY (SUNDAY).

  • Description

    AMERICA'S MEMORIAL DAY, THE DAY OF THE YEAR WHEN AMERICANS ALL OVER THE WORLD REMEMBER THEIR WAR DEAD, WAS COMMEMORATED IN BRITAIN TODAY (SUNDAY).

    MADINGLEY, NEAR CAMBRIDGE, ONE OF THE BIGGEST AMERICAN WAR GRAVE CEMETERIES IN BRITAIN, WAS CHOSEN FOR THE REMEMBRANCE CEREMONY. THE MEMORIAL DAY ITSELF DATES BACK TO THE LAST CENTURY, WHEN IT WAS SET ASIDE IN TRIBUTE TO THOSE WHO DIED DURING THE AMERICAN CIVIL WAR.

    NEARLY FOUR THOUSAND AMERICAN SERVICEMEN WHO DIED IN THE EUROPEAN THEATRE OF WAR ARE BURIED AT MADINGLEY.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA2VQ18OQEZ1G6AP5BD3WK8HGDB
    Media URN:
    VLVA2VQ18OQEZ1G6AP5BD3WK8HGDB
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    31/05/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:46:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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