• Short Summary

    Myron Timothy Herrick (U.S. Ambassador to France) presents the Congressional Medal of Honour to the?

  • Description

    FRANCE: Verdun:
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    SV dignitaries walk round corner of path and stand still, removing their hats.

    SV man on platform by tree reading from script. (Ambassador).

    SV man on platform joined by two other men.

    MV man below platform handing over medal(????).

    MV man in uniform displays medal on cushion.

    CU shots medal - one side shows two soldiers wrestling and the inscription "Ils ne pas...s front pas", the other side has castle device.

    GV men no platform in open.

    Myron Timothy Herrick, dignitary, cemetery, casualties, casualty, World War I, World War 1, WWI, First World War, The Great War, war, interwar, interbellum, remembrance, honour, honoured
    Background: Myron Timothy Herrick (U.S. Ambassador to France) presents the Congressional Medal of Honour to the French town of Verdun and its military cemeteries for courage and valour during the World War I battle

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAEIY1YALJQ680LIFERUQLX136X
    Media URN:
    VLVAEIY1YALJQ680LIFERUQLX136X
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont Graphic Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    09/06/1922
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:30:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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