5000 French troops replace 960 United States soldiers in a ceremony in Coblenz.
Item title reads - America withdraws. 5,000 French troops replace the recalled U.S. (US) army of occupation of 960 officers and men. Coblenz.
The American flag is lowered and the Tricolour is raised. M/S as the flag is carried down some steps. Various dignitaries walk through the town and troops march through headed by a band. M/S of the troops, the camera pans across them. L/S as they march through the square. M/S of officers shaking hands with ladies who are leaving on a train.
Note: there is a story which is similar or the same entitled 'Coblenz: America Withdraws' in G 951 on *PM0296*.