• Short Summary

    MORE THAN 10-THOUSANDS PEOPLE APPLAUDED GENERAL DE GAULLE TONIGHT(TUESDAY) WHEN HE ARRIVED AT THE MONT VALERIAN FORT NEAR PARIS FOR A CEREMONY IN MEMORY OF FRENCH CIVILIAN WAR DEAD.

  • Description

    MORE THAN 10-THOUSANDS PEOPLE APPLAUDED GENERAL DE GAULLE TONIGHT(TUESDAY) WHEN HE ARRIVED AT THE MONT VALERIAN FORT NEAR PARIS FOR A CEREMONY IN MEMORY OF FRENCH CIVILIAN WAR DEAD.

    THE GENERAL SALUTED THE MEMORY OF 4-THOUSAND FRENCH HOSTAGES SHOT BY GERMAN OCCUPATION TROOPS IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR. THE CEREMONY ALSO MARKED THE 28TH ANNIVERSARY OF GENERAL DE GAULLE'S HISTORIC BROADCAST APPEAL FROM LONDON IN 1940, IN WHICH HE CALLED ON FRENCHMEN TO STAY IN THE WAR AND RESIST THE NAZI OCCUPATION.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA8LRFKATA31HEU0OXGYA0WV2WG
    Media URN:
    VLVA8LRFKATA31HEU0OXGYA0WV2WG
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    18/06/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:15:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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