• Short Summary

    Medals awarded in ceremony honouring the heroes of Battle of Verdun

  • Description

    FRANCE: Verdun:
    EXT

    Title: Medals were attached to the colours of the regiments that fight so gallantly for France.

    (7ft)


    GV. pan French General accompanied by senior officers walking past French troops lined up on parade in street.


    GV. back view ditto

    (27ft)


    SV. General pinning medals on to flags.

    (53ft)


    Title: The French aviators salute the flags

    (57ft)


    LV. Aeroplane flying over field.

    (62ft)


    SV. ditto (2 shots)

    (66ft)


    LV. ditto

    (75ft)


    SV. ditto

    (78ft)


    Title: The wall of steel

    (81ft)


    LV. Colour party followed by mounted officers and troops arading across field.

    (95ft)


    LV. Massed troops parading across field. dur

    (10)


    LV. pan and SV. ditto.

    (144ft)


    Title: Pere Joffre the Generalissimo of the Allies.

    (148ft)


    SV. side veiw Gen Joffre talking with Fench officers on steps of building.

    (155ft)


    SV. side view ditto

    (161ft)


    French planes flying past


    French troops marching past


    France, Ceremonies - Decorations, Military - Ceremonial, Personalities - Armed Forces

    soldiers, troops, ceremony, medals, decorating, marching, memorial, World War I, World War 1, WWI, First World War, The Great War, war,
    Background: Medals awarded in ceremony honouring the heroes of Battle of Verdun

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA57UWRI8LN49T1F19CPVHHS4A6
    Media URN:
    VLVA57UWRI8LN49T1F19CPVHHS4A6
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont Graphic Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    13/07/1916
    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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