• Short Summary

    FRANCE: ELEVEN YEARS
    AFTER D-DAY:

    (2014 - story dated 1955 includes ceremony at Cemetary in Normandy attended by Henry, Duke of Gloucester /war graves
    FILE from 1944 of burnt out aicraft and British soldiers running through the streets of Normandy fighting / soldiers /parachute regiments climbing into planes for d-day invasion / little ships with men preparing to land on Normandy beaches /Aircraft cover for the invadiing ships / amphibous craft landing on beach/ men running ashore (audio of gunfire) / sign for Montebourg/ Cherbourg / street fighting -
    1955 pegasus bridge landing and sign and emplacement which was captured in June 1944/ man walking concrete gun bunker / General Richard Gale viewing battlefield / memorial plaque at Ranville with wreaths / people making pilgrimage / General Montgomery at cemetary meeting relatives of falled soldiers and members of the French resistance/ Canadian veterans/ General laying wreath and last post being played)

  • Description

    FRANCE: ELEVEN YEARS AFTER D-DAY:

    BRIDGES. Shot of "THE PEGASUS BRIDGE" in flash back in "11 YEARS AFTER" (Ranville.Normandy).

    FRANCE The Normandy town of Bayeux scene of solomon pilgrimage led by Field-Marshal the Duke of Gloucester who unveils a memorial to fallen "11 YEARS AGO" flash back to...the little ships...landings in Normandy..."D" Day...Pegasus Bridge...Gen. Gale airbourne landings..etc special Memorial Service attended by Field Marshal Viscount Montie.

    GALE GENERAL SIR RICHARD Return to Ranville "11 YEARS AFTER D-DAY".

    GLOUCESTER, Duke of (now Field Marshall) Led Pilgrimage to the Town of Bayeux France for Special Service in remembrance of "11 YEARS AFTER D-DAY" Fld. Marsh, Viscount Montie was there.

    MEMORIALS. A solemn pilgrimage led by Fld. Marsh.the Duke of Gloucester who unveiled a Memorial in Bayeux Normandy.

    MONTGOMERY FIELD MARSHAL LORD. A special Service held at Ranville Normandy... attended. in Honour of " 11 YEARS AFTER D-DAY." (flash back)

    NORMANDY Special Pilgrimage led by Fld.Marsh.the Duke of Gloucester w Montie there too at Bayeux in re remembrance of "11YEARS AFTER D-DAY"

    NOTICES. Flash back to "Normandy Landings.at Bayeux"

    World War II; Ceremonies - Memorial; Military - Ceremonial
    Background: FRANCE: ELEVEN YEARS
    AFTER D-DAY:

    (2014 - story dated 1955 includes ceremony at Cemetary in Normandy attended by Henry, Duke of Gloucester /war graves
    FILE from 1944 of burnt out aicraft and British soldiers running through the streets of Normandy fighting / soldiers /parachute regiments climbing into planes for d-day invasion / little ships with men preparing to land on Normandy beaches /Aircraft cover for the invadiing ships / amphibous craft landing on beach/ men running ashore (audio of gunfire) / sign for Montebourg/ Cherbourg / street fighting -
    1955 pegasus bridge landing and sign and emplacement which was captured in June 1944/ man walking concrete gun bunker / General Richard Gale viewing battlefield / memorial plaque at Ranville with wreaths / people making pilgrimage / General Montgomery at cemetary meeting relatives of falled soldiers and members of the French resistance/ Canadian veterans/ General laying wreath and last post being played)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVACIQWC3K2ESLBIOXJRM8K4USG2
    Media URN:
    VLVACIQWC3K2ESLBIOXJRM8K4USG2
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont British Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    13/06/1955
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MXF
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:26:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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