• Short Summary

    King George VI pays a surprise visit to Malta and inspects the Eighth Army in Tripoli during the Second World War.

  • Description

    SLATE INFORMATION: The King visits Malta and 8th

    AFRICA: North Tripoli:
    EXT
    AIR VIEW (AERIAL) of Tripoli
    King George VI walking towards along street with General Bernard Montgomery
    King talking to the Grand Mufti
    King's car driving towards thru cheering troops
    PAN troops cheering
    King's car thru cheering troops
    King standing in a car saluting
    Troops lined up as King stops in car
    King sitting in car taking to his old footman, from the Palace
    Indian troops lined up
    King pinning V.C. (Victoria Cross) ribbon on Subedar Lalbahadur Thapa (Nepalese soldier)
    PAN troops lined up at the salute
    King knights Air Marshal J. F. Linnell in battlefield
    Background: King George VI pays a surprise visit to Malta and inspects the Eighth Army in Tripoli during the Second World War.

    Royalty; King George VI of Great Britain (1936-52), Military - Ceremonial; British Empire, WW2, World War 2.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA9WOO1MQ6WWOTXJH99JFEZK66E
    Media URN:
    VLVA9WOO1MQ6WWOTXJH99JFEZK66E
    Group:
    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/07/1943
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:49:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A
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