• Short Summary

    Free French Leader General Charles De Gaulle acclaimed as he visits the island of Corsica after its liberation.

  • Description

    SLATE INFORMATION: Corsica acclaims De Gaulle

    FRANCE: Corsica: Ajaccio:
    EXT
    Harbour / crowd gathered to welcome General Charles de Gaulle / soldier

    Location unknown:
    Armoured vehicle and soldiers walking up road up mountain / soldiers walking up road / aircraft overhead / soldiers along / gun position / shells and ammunition boxes / buildings / graves of German soldiers in cemetery / view over town as smoke rises / tracking shot along street / cafe / tables outside cafe as soldiers march past / damage to buildings / soldiers along / damaged building / equipment left on road

    Ajaccio:
    Crowds lining street to cheer Free French leader General Charles de Gaulle / de Gaulle waving from car as along street / local patriots with weapons / de Gaulle greeted / crowd applauding / de Gaulle laying flowers on memorial to Napoleon / memorial / crowd along / de Gaulle along surrounded by people / destroyer arriving at port / view of island from boat / crowd gathered at harbour / soldiers on board French destroyer as approaching harbour / soldiers disembarking / soldiers gathered on harbourside

    Location unknown:
    Soldiers amongst rocks on mountainside / soldiers next gun / shells / shells and ammunition boxes / aircraft in the sky / French tanks along road / troops marching along road
    Background: Free French Leader General Charles De Gaulle acclaimed as he visits the island of Corsica after its liberation.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA4UD27U9BQPXS7TIKVB7I12A50
    Media URN:
    VLVA4UD27U9BQPXS7TIKVB7I12A50
    Group:
    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    28/10/1943
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:34:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A
  • Part of…

    WORLD WAR 2 / FRANCE: Corsica: Crowds acclaim General Charles De Gaulle after their liberation

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