The Queen Mother at the Garden of Remembrance and library footage of the world wars.
Armistice. We shall remember. London.
M/S Queen Mother arriving at the Garden of Remembrance. L/S The Queen Mother with others walking away from camera. C/U Chelsea pensioner. M/S Queen Mother laying her cross (Fade in last post). M/S Trumpeters. C/U Plaque "At the going down of the sun and in the morning we will remember them". M/S Crosses in the field of Remembrance. L/S Volunteers marching past camera in 1914. M/S Large gun firing. L/S The shell bursting. L/S Gun firing. M/S Men leaving trenches to advance. L/S Men advancing towards camera with shell bursting. M/S Infantry men advancing. L/S Horse-drawn gun carriage going past camera. Shell burst.
L/S Water logged field. L/S Lorries and men battling through the mud. L/S Troops in the trenches. M/S Injured man being helped along the trench. L/S Devastated area in France. M/S Wounded being brought down gang plank of ship. M/S Troops returning from Dunkirk leaving ship. L/S Pan men on the beaches at Dunkirk. L/S Pan blazing buildings in London. L/S Firemen fighting the fires. M/S Nurses and wardens amongst the rubble. M/S Guns firing in the Western Desert. L/S Shell bursting near tank. M/S Infantry men advancing with shells bursting. L/S Troops leaving landing craft on D-day. L/S Troops landing on Normandy beach. L/S Pan the town of Caen in ruin. L/S Ditto with infantry men taking cover from snipers. L/S Whitehall on armistice day. L/S The Cenotaph. L/S Pan children dancing on the green at Stratford.
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