• Short Summary

    Touring NATO countries for the last time before retiring as second-in-command of Allied Forces in Europe, Field Marshal Viscount Montgomery, famous British wartime leader, called in on Holland yesterday.

  • Description

    Touring NATO countries for the last time before retiring as second-in-command of Allied Forces in Europe, Field Marshal Viscount Montgomery, famous British wartime leader, called in on Holland yesterday.

    In the morning he landed at Valkenburg marine airbase, near The Hague, and was welcomed by chiefs of staff together with the British Ambassador. Later he went to the Soestdijk Royal Palace and was received by Queen Juliana and Prince Bernhard.

    The day before, Lord Montgomery had been in Germany on this farewell tour and had spent some time at Luneburg Heath, where in May. 1945, he accepted the unconditional surrender of the German forces.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAAEYOK55UHVPCNKGN4CMV4BT
    Media URN:
    VLVAAEYOK55UHVPCNKGN4CMV4BT
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    27/06/1958
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:50:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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