• Short Summary

    In Ranville's village cemetery, Major-General Richard Gale and Field Marshal Bernard Montgomery lay wreaths on the memorial for British soldiers of the 6th Airborne Division who died during the invasion of Normany five years earlier

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    Gaumont British Ident

    SLATE INFORMATION: Anniversary Pilgrimage to Normandy

    FRANCE: Ranville: Various:
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    GALE GENERAL SIR RICHARD Lays wreath on memorial at the Village of Ranville, in anniversary pilgrimage to Normandy,


    MILITARY BRITISH Men of the Airborne division, Kneeling & standing beside the graves of men who fell in the invasion, at the village of Ranville in Normandy,


    FIELD MARSHALL MONTGOMERY In the village of Ranville in Normandy, speaking to parents & relatives of soldiers who fell in the invasion, on the anniversary pilgrimage to Normandy,


    NORMANDY Pilgrimage to graves by relatives at the village of Ranville in Normandy, shots of Lieut-Gen Gale wreath on memorial, shots of rows of crosses, with air-borne men standing by them,also Gen Montgomery there,seen speaking to relatives, & to French under-groundmen,


    France; World War II; Military - Ceremonial

    ceremony, Operation Tonga, Pegasus Bridge, 6th Airborne Division, General Sir Richard Nelson Gale, Battle of Normandy, Sword Beach, Caen Canal, Field Marshal Bernard Law Montgomery, 1st Viscount Montgomery of Alamein, anniversary, casualties, grave, fatalities, underground, French resistance, relatives, parents
    Background: In Ranville's village cemetery, Major-General Richard Gale and Field Marshal Bernard Montgomery lay wreaths on the memorial for British soldiers of the 6th Airborne Division who died during the invasion of Normany five years earlier

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    Film ID:
    VLVA39IQVQUO4QZNRAQPEA2GUHQH6
    Media URN:
    VLVA39IQVQUO4QZNRAQPEA2GUHQH6
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont British Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    06/06/1949
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:18:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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