• Short Summary

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

  • Description

    Bastia:
    View over town / French troops along into town / broken wrought iron cross / bombed cemetery with broken tombs / rubble / graves of German soldiers / almost deserted streets of town / bomb damaged buildings / wrecked cars in town square / wrecked lorry / soldiers looking at wreckage / equipment discarded by the Germans / abandoned field gun / soldiers along through town / women along with bags / locals along / French tricolour flag flying

    Ajaccio:
    Motorcade of de Gaulle along through town on streets lined with crowds of people / people applauding from window / de Gaulle presented with flowers / local partisan fighters with weapons / French troops lined up / de Gaulle laying flowers at memorial to Napoleon / memorial / crowd gathered to hear de Gaulle speak / de Gaulle addressing crowds / crowd applauding / crowd gathered / people singing
    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:
    VLVA5B71O63JL7N4WJHSNPCNVJIST
    Media URN:
    VLVA5B71O63JL7N4WJHSNPCNVJIST
    Group:
    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    28/10/1943
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:07:00
    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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