• Short Summary

    Soviet Ambassador confers Russia's highest military honour on five British Service Chiefs. Marshal Budenny hands?

  • Description

    SOVIET EMBASSY, LONDON, ENGLAND: GV Soviet Embassy in London...LIB. NO. 11861

    SV M. Gusev talking to General Lee.
    CU Admiral Cunningham.
    SV Sir Archibald Sinclair.
    SCU A.V. Alexander.
    GV Russian Ambassador - M. Gusev, speaking at table - Service Chiefs in f-g.
    SV Admiral Tovey and Air Marshal Harris listening.
    GV Gusev presenting General Brooke with Russian medal.
    SV Gusev presenting General Brooke with Russian medal.
    GV Admiral Tovey stepping forward to shake hands with Gusev.
    SV Gusev presenting medal to Admiral Tovey.
    SV General Brooke looking on.
    SV Gusev presenting medal to Air Marshall Harris.

    GOOD SCENES:
    SCU Air Marshal Harris, Sir Alan Brooke, and Admiral Tovey.
    CU Admiral Tovey pan to Sir Alan Brooke pan to Air Marshal Harris.

    Military - Ceremonial; Soviet Union; Personalities - Armed Forces; Personalities - Politicians; Feodor Tarasovitch Gusev (1904- ), Semyon Mikhailovitch Budenny (1883-1973), Ceremonies - Miscellaneous; Volgograd; Great Britain
    Background: Soviet Ambassador confers Russia's highest military honour on five British Service Chiefs. Marshal Budenny hands over the Sword of Stalingrad to the Corporation of that world famous city.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA8806VP4OWVNDKQ8VT4MIIHQWR
    Media URN:
    VLVA8806VP4OWVNDKQ8VT4MIIHQWR
    Group:
    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    25/05/1944
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:53:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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