• Short Summary

    Honorary doctorates of civil law are presented to the leaders who won World War II, including General Dwight Eisenhower, US Ambassador to England John Winant, General Mark Clark (captured Monte Cassino and planned the Allied invasion of North Africa), General Bernard Freyburg (Crete and El Alamein), Jan Hofmeyr (South African Deputy Prime Minister), Field Marshal Bernard Montgomery, and Air Chief Marshal Arthur Tedder (aerial tactician)

  • Description

    SLATE INFORMATION: Degrees for War Leaders

    ENGLAND: Oxford: University of Oxford: Sheldonian Theatre:
    EXT/INT

    CLARKE, General. Receives Honourary Degree of Civil Law, at Oxford.


    EISENHOWER.GENERAL. Receives Honourary degree of civil law, at Oxford,


    FREYBERG. Maj Gen.B.C. V.C. G.O.C. N.Z.E.F Receives Honourary Degree of Civil Law at Oxford.


    HOFMEYER, Jan. (South Africa.) Receives Honourary Degree of Civil Law at Oxford.


    LIVINGSTONE. VICE-CHANCELLOR, Sir RICHARD. In the chair,at the Sheldonian Theatre,Oxford; when War Leaders receive Honours.


    MONTGOMERY.GEN Receives honourary degree at Oxford, Of civil law.


    OXFORD. Degrees conferred on War Leaders at the Sheldonian Theatre. Procession arriving at theatre. The Vice-Chancellor, Sir Richard Livingstone, in the chair. The Public Orator presents the honoured men, they then shake hands w. Livingstone, and sit down. The honoured men were:- Gen. Eisenhower, Mr. Winant, Gen. Mark Clark, Gen. Sir B. Freyburg, Mr. Jan Hofmeyer, F.M. Montgomery, Marshal Sir Arthur Tedder. (Dr's. of Civil Law)


    TEDDER Air Chief Marshall Receives Honourary Degree of Civil Law at Oxford.


    WINANT. Mr. & Wife. Receives Honourary Degree of Civil Law at Oxford.


    Personalities - Armed Forces; Ceremonies - Educational

    Sir Richard Winn Livingstone, Vice-Chancellor, General of the Army Dwight David "Ike" Eisenhower, President, US Ambassador John Gilbert Winant, General Mark Wayne Clark, Lieutenant General Bernard Cyril Freyberg, 1st Baron Freyberg, Jan Hendrik Hofmeyr, Field Marshal Bernard Law Montgomery, 1st Viscount Montgomery of Alamein, Marshal of the Royal Air Force Arthur William Tedder, 1st Baron Tedder of Glenguin, war, Second World War, World War II
    Background: Honorary doctorates of civil law are presented to the leaders who won World War II, including General Dwight Eisenhower, US Ambassador to England John Winant, General Mark Clark (captured Monte Cassino and planned the Allied invasion of North Africa), General Bernard Freyburg (Crete and El Alamein), Jan Hofmeyr (South African Deputy Prime Minister), Field Marshal Bernard Montgomery, and Air Chief Marshal Arthur Tedder (aerial tactician)

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA4BFW5CBXXRJ3FUAZB6C555NV3
    Media URN:
    VLVA4BFW5CBXXRJ3FUAZB6C555NV3
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont British Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/11/1945
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:20:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

Comments (0)

We always welcome comments and more information about our films.
All posts are reactively checked. Libellous and abusive comments are forbidden.

Add your comment