• Short Summary

    At the end of March, 1941, a coup d'etat was launched by by anti-Axis Serbian officers.

  • Description

    SLATE INFORMATION: Yugoslavia has found its soul

    ENGLAND:
    INT
    Newspaper front pages

    YUGOSLAVIA:
    EXT
    Yugo-Slav troops marching on foot and on horseback

    1934
    ENGLAND:
    King Peter II of Yugoslavia (eleven years old) leaving his english school with his grandmother Queen Marie of Romania

    1941
    YUGOSLAVIA:
    King Peter II, wearing military uniform, saluting at entrance to building

    ENGLAND:
    Queen Maria of Yugoslavia (Queen Mother, mother of King Peter) outside cottage as receives telegram of congratulations

    London:
    Official arriving at Yugoslav ministry (?)

    10 Downing Street:
    INT
    Winston Churchill (Prime Minister, 1940-1945), John Winant (US Ambassador to Britain) and Vincent Massey (Canadian Commissioner) at meeting table surrounded by government ministers and officials, signing Treaty of American Bases / Churchill smoking cigar

    SLATE INFORMATION: The End

    Personalities - Politicians; Diplomacy
    Background: At the end of March, 1941, a coup d'etat was launched by by anti-Axis Serbian officers. Shows King Peter II as a young boy and in military uniform when he came of age at 17. Also includes Winston Churchill and the Ambassador of America at the signing of the Treaty of the Bases.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA8Y8AGYF2T83K8ZSF4V50HQR8D
    Media URN:
    VLVA8Y8AGYF2T83K8ZSF4V50HQR8D
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont British Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    31/03/1941
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:23:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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