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  • Short Summary

    Soldiers receive American 'VC' from US Secretary of War Newton Baker.

  • Description

    American 'VC'. Secretary Baker bestows highest US Army decoration to 11 Allied officers.

    Location of events unknown.

    In a room, US Secretary of War Newton Baker pins decorations on the men; shakes hands. He moves down line to next; etc. Baker poses with war heroes; then steps in front; turns and sort of nods / bows to them.

    Ceremonies. World War One. Honours.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1918.20
    Media URN:
    73310
    Group:
    Old negatives
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    1914 - 1918
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:38:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:25:39:00 / 01:26:17:00
    Canister:
    ON 133 K

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