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    D-Day remembrance and ceremonies observed in Caen and Arromanches France

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    &M. VINCENT AURIOL Visits battlefields of Normandy with diplomatic party. Seen in ruined Caen. Visits Arromanches and British cemetery Gives Legion of Honour to Caen

    CAFFERY Mr. (U.S. Ambassador Brazil). Later France Seen on Amaha Beach at Arromanches during anniversary of D. Day

    FRANCE President Auriol and diplomatic party make visit to Caen and battlefields of Normandy. Seen reconstruction plan for Caen. Visits British cemetery at Arromanches accompanied by British Ambassador Sir Oliver Harvey

    GRAVES Good shot of British cemetery at Arromanches where 5,700 British soldiers are buried. Crosses standing up as far as one can see

    SIR OLIVER HARVEY - British Ambassador to France Accompanied President Auriol in visit to British cemetery at Arromanches

    NORMANDY President Auriol and diplomatic party make a 4-day pilgrimage to battlefields of Normandy. Visits Caen and the reconstruction campaign in explained to him. On to Arromanches where the President visits the British cemetery. Presents Legion of Honour to town of Caen

    Buildings, Landmarks and Monuments

    Normandie, Allied Invasion, WWII, World War II, Gold Beach, Normandy, Battle, peactime, postwar
    Background: D-Day remembrance and ceremonies observed in Caen and Arromanches France

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA51RFX4HHPN099ATW6SDQ3EXPG
    Media URN:
    VLVA51RFX4HHPN099ATW6SDQ3EXPG
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont British Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    10/06/1948
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:06:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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