• Short Summary

    LONDON: THE DUKE AT BURMA REUNION:

    (NOTE 2014 -= 4,000 Veterans celebrate the 9th Burma reunion/ includes Ghurka soldiers/ includes FILE of British troops during the war in Burma campaign/ includes speech by Duke of Edinburgh stating that he is a
    (transcript English " bogus member of the Burma star Association- I have never been to Burma, I've never even seen the place ,let alone tried to fight there ...

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    THE DUKE AT BURMA REUNION:

    ALBERT HALL Burma Re-Union ......Duke of Ed. and Earl Mounbatten arrive and speak.

    BURMA Burma Re-Union at the Albert Hall.....Earl Mountbatten speaks..then Duke of Edinburgh.

    EDINBURGH THE DUKE OF. Speaks at the Burma Re-Union at the Albert Hall...among many people.

    MOUNTBATTEN Adm. Lord Louis & Countess of. Earl speaks at the Burma Re-Union at the Albert Hall.

    Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh (LT Philip Mountbatten), Royalty; Military - Active
    Background: LONDON: THE DUKE AT BURMA REUNION:

    (NOTE 2014 -= 4,000 Veterans celebrate the 9th Burma reunion/ includes Ghurka soldiers/ includes FILE of British troops during the war in Burma campaign/ includes speech by Duke of Edinburgh stating that he is a
    (transcript English " bogus member of the Burma star Association- I have never been to Burma, I've never even seen the place ,let alone tried to fight there ... I'm not particulary found of rain, and I understand that umbrellas were frowned upon . You fought in Burma as if the world depended upon you, and make no mistake a very great portion of the world did depend on you , and that will also not be forgotten. Now the world has turned to peaceful ways and no one is
    more thankful than those who fought in the last war.We all want to live in peace , even if some of our memories of the war are rosier than others and sometime it is more fun than it is now. There are many ways in which
    we can help to ensure a peaceful future , but the most important is to make it quite clear to any budding international gangsters that they will get the same treatment as the last lot !" / applause from audience / " i hope you enjoy
    meeting old friends and fighting old battles. I only hope the beer lasts out . Good night" / old veterans at the bar drinking beer / Mounbatten surrounded by veterans) )

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    Film ID:
    VLVAAVE654LIACNKJ39W6A2U585HZ
    Media URN:
    VLVAAVE654LIACNKJ39W6A2U585HZ
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont British Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    09/06/1955
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MXF
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:04:17:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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