• Short Summary

    Wavell and Auchinleck are awarded high honours by Lt General Wheeler in India.

  • Description

    Unissued / Unused Material.

    Title reads: "American honours awarded to Field Marshal Lord Wavell and General Sir Claude Auchinleck". Indian News Parade Material.

    New Delhi, India.

    Lieutenant General Wheeler meets the British officers. MS Wavell inspecting 49th Gurkha infantry. MS Wavell inspecting US soldiers. Lt Gen Jones (US Army) reads citation from the White House. Good shots of Indian crowd looking on. MS Lt General Wheeler pinning Legion of Merit on Viscount F/M Wavell. Good MS Wavell wearing decoration. MS Lt Gen Wheeler pinning medal on Auchinleck. CU of the medal on breast. Various shots of families of officers after ceremony.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2058.07
    Media URN:
    62689
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:51:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:41:28:00 / 01:43:19:00
    Canister:
    UN 1286 B

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