• Short Summary

    At the Arc de Triomphe in Paris today (Wednesday), President Pompidou and members of his Cabinet carried out the traditional Armistice Day ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in remembrance of the end of World War I 52 years ago.

  • Description

    At the Arc de Triomphe in Paris today (Wednesday), President Pompidou and members of his Cabinet carried out the traditional Armistice Day ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in remembrance of the end of World War I 52 years ago.

    The Remembrance Day Ceremonies are carried out throughout all of France, but it is in Paris that takes place the actual symbolic relighting of the flame in memory of the dead of all wars.

    The ceremony was attended by Veterans of all wars, delegations of the Armed Forces, members of the Diplomatic Corps and Government Departments.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAANGBGFRFX1LLJJWD51V0QHVY8
    Media URN:
    VLVAANGBGFRFX1LLJJWD51V0QHVY8
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    11/11/1970
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:42:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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