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    Slapton Sands, Devon, ENGLAND: GV Beach at Slapton. SV General Gruenther towards. SCU Locals watching. SV General Gruenther saluting in front of Monument. SV Gruenther inspecting American Forces. LV Gruenther inspecting American Naval Forces. CU Pan American Sailors. SCU Gruenther walking past British Forces. GV Flags unfurled before monument. SCU American Army saluting. SCU Gen. Gruenther talking to civilian.



    ENGLAND: GENERAL GRUENTHER VISITS D-DAY BEACH. Devon:- After spending few hours at Dartmouth Royal Naval College, European Commander goes to Slapton Sands for ceremony commemorating D-Day invasion start-out. Dartmouth, England GV Dartmouth Naval College, with Cadets assembled. SV General Gruenther arrives. SCU Gruenther shaking hands with Officers. LV Cadets with College figure-head in f-g. FV General Gruenther inspecting Cadets. Closer V Ditto.



    Personalities - Armed Forces; World War II; Alfred Maximilian Gruenther (1899-1983), Americans; Navy - Ceremonial; Education and Training; Ceremonies - Memorial; Great Britain




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    Devon

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    Film ID:
    VLVACPNB7Z00NJJQGALRUGY6HQ5O0
    Media URN:
    VLVACPNB7Z00NJJQGALRUGY6HQ5O0
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    25/07/1954
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MXF
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:52:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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