• Short Summary

    PRESIDENT DE GAULLE TODAY (THURSDAY) JOINED THE FRENCH PEOPLE IN CELEBRATING THE FORTY-SEVENTH ANNIVERSARY OF THE SIGNING OF THE ARMISTICE ON NOVEMBER 11TH, 1918.

  • Description

    PRESIDENT DE GAULLE TODAY (THURSDAY) JOINED THE FRENCH PEOPLE IN CELEBRATING THE FORTY-SEVENTH ANNIVERSARY OF THE SIGNING OF THE ARMISTICE ON NOVEMBER 11TH, 1918.

    THE PRESIDENT ATTENDED A MEMORIAL SERVICE AT THE ARC DE TRIOMPHE, AND MET VETERANS OF THE GREAT WAR.

    PRESIDENT DE GAULLE WAS JOINED AT THE CEREMONY BY HIS PRIME MINISTER, M. POMPIDOU. THE PRESIDENT, AFTER MEETING VETERANS, REVIEWED A PARADE.

    ANOTHER CEREMONY WAS HELD AT COMPIEGNE WHERE MARSHAL FOCH ACCEPTED THE SURRENDER OF GERMANY 47 YEARS AGO. THIS CEREMONY IS HELD EACH YEAR.

    THROUGHOUT FRANCE, AND IN OTHER EUROPEAN COUNTRIES, SIMILAR REMEMBRANCE CELEBRATIONS WERE HELD.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA9G6J26XNGKVANXGRJ5T4M9JIO
    Media URN:
    VLVA9G6J26XNGKVANXGRJ5T4M9JIO
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    11/11/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:20:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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