• Short Summary

    Sweeping changes in War Office personnel, made by War Minister Leslie Hore-Belisha, bring average age of army council down from 63 years of age to 52

  • Description

    ENGLAND: London:
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    Sweeping changes in war office personnel, made by Mr. Hore Belisham, bring average age of army council down from 63-years-old to 52-years-old, including the ouster of Chief of Staff Deverill and his replacement by General Viscount Gort

    DEVERILL, Chief of Staff (Field-Marshall) Lib shot used when he resigns as chiefs of Imperial General Staff

    GORT, Major-General Viscount Becomes Chief of Imperial General Staff

    HORE BELISHA, Mr Lib shots used when he appoints new War Office personnel

    Personalities - Politicians

    Isaac Leslie Hore-Belisha, 1st Baron Hore-Belisha, Chief of the Imperial General Staff, Field Marshal Sir Cyril John Deverell, Field Marshal John Standish Surtees Prendergast Vereker, 6th Viscount Gort
    Background: Sweeping changes in War Office personnel, made by War Minister Leslie Hore-Belisha, bring average age of army council down from 63 years of age to 52

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAC3Y1FDE9UD3Z1PH16YSQW342V
    Media URN:
    VLVAC3Y1FDE9UD3Z1PH16YSQW342V
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont British Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    06/12/1937
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MP4
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:23:00
    Time in/Out:
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    Canister:
    N/A

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