• Short Summary

    American newsreel - retiring Admiral Leahy is honoured by President Truman.

  • Description

    Unissued / unused material.

    American newsreel item.

    Title reads: "Chief of Staff Leahy".

    Fleet Admiral William Leahy receives his third distinguished service medal from President Harry Truman, Washington DC, United States of America (USA).

    C/U President Truman pinning medal onto Fleet Leahy, who is retiring. C/U Truman and Leahy shaking hands. C/U new medal hanging beneath his rows of other medal ribbons, pan up to Leahy's face.

    Date given on old record is 28/03/1949.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2268.15
    Media URN:
    65210
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:15:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:41:10:00 / 01:41:25:00
    Canister:
    UN 2089 G

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