• 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

    1.
    S.V.PAN PLANE CARRYING FIELD MARSHAL VISCOUNT MONTGOMERY TAXIS IN AND PAST CAMERA.


    2.
    C.U. NOSE OF PLANE.


    3.
    S.V.PAN THE FIELD MARSHAL DOWN STEPS FROM PLANE.


    4.
    L.V. GUARD OF HONOUR.


    5.
    S.V. FIELD MARSHAL VISCOUNT MONTGOMERY IS WELCOMED BY THE CHIEF OF STAFF OF THE THREE SERVICES, AND THE BRITISH AMBASSADOR.


    6.
    S.V. THE GROUP TALKING.


    7.
    L.V. GUARD OF HONOUR PRESENT ARMS.


    8.
    L.V. FIELD MARSHAL VISCOUNT MONTGOMERY INSPECTS GUARD OF HONOUR.


    9.
    S.V. DITTO.


    10.
    S.C.U. FIELD MARSHAL VISCOUNT MONTGOMERY AND SERVICE CHIEFS.


    11.
    S.V.PAN CAR CARRYING THE FIELD MARSHAL LEAVES AIRPORT.




    Initials V.L. W.S./P.B.



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: 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:
    MXF
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:50:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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