• Short Summary

    A FRENCH MOBILE POLICE UNIT YESTERDAY, (SUNDAY) IN PARIS, PROVOKED WHAT ELYSEE PALACE SOURCES CALLED PRESIDENT DE GAULLE'S "KEEN DISSATISFACTION" WHEN THEY FORGOT TO PLAY THE "LAST POST" DURING THE ARMISTICE DAY CEREMONY.

  • Description

    A FRENCH MOBILE POLICE UNIT YESTERDAY, (SUNDAY) IN PARIS, PROVOKED WHAT ELYSEE PALACE SOURCES CALLED PRESIDENT DE GAULLE'S "KEEN DISSATISFACTION" WHEN THEY FORGOT TO PLAY THE "LAST POST" DURING THE ARMISTICE DAY CEREMONY.

    THE "LAST POST" FOR FRANCE'S WAR DEAD IS TRADITIONALLY PLAYED DURING THE ONE MINUTE SILENCE AFTER THE PRESIDENT HAS PLACED A WREATH ON THE TOMB OF THE UNKNOWN SOLDIER.

    THE PRESIDENT, WEARING GENERAL'S UNIFORM, STOOD IN PELTING RAIN, WAITING WITH EVIDENT IMPATIENCE FOR THE BAND.THEN HE TURNED TO GREET THE FRENCH GENERALS AND MEMBERS OF THE DIPLOMATIC CORPS AT THE CEREMONY.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAEADQZILBJLU57ERX1FPZ2LHD4
    Media URN:
    VLVAEADQZILBJLU57ERX1FPZ2LHD4
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    11/11/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:52:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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