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    Inauguration of allied War Memorial at Bastogne, Belgium.

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    Bastogne, Belgium.

    MS. Wreaths around war memorial plaque. CU. Memorial plaque. LS. Spectators at ceremony of inauguration of the war memorial. LS. Spectators. LMS. American black troops standing by Stars and Stripes. CU. Stars and Stripes flying. MS. Veterans with flags standing in front of memorial (2 shots). MS. Stars and Stripes flying. MS. Troops standing to attention (2 shots). LS. American troops assembled. LS. Elevated shot of Bastogne. MS. People in streets. MS. & SCU. & CU. Tank memorial with bust of General MacAuliffe on it. People looking at memorial. LS. Back view, people walking towards the memorial which stands on hill. MS. Views of the memorial (2 shots). SCU. Details of the memorial (3 shots). SCU. American General in crowd. SCU. Personalities, including priests, in crowd. LS. Elevated shot, crowd on memorial steps. LS. Memorial with crowd at sides. MS. Memorial. LS. Personalities in crowd watching march past. MS. American army band leading march past. MS. Belgian Foreign Minister Van Zeeland seated with American General and others. MS. Troops marching past. SCU. General MacAuliffe and Robert Murphy, US Chief of the State Department, German Division, watching. MS. Belgian troops marching past (2 shots). CU. Belgian officer watching. MS. Belgian military band. MS. Troops. MS. Military band.

    (Mute. F.G.)

    Date found in the old record - 19/07/1950.

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    Film ID:
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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:06:11:00 / 01:08:08:00
    UN 2275 C

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