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  • Short Summary

    King Baudouin of Belgium welcoming Belgian Paras troops back home.

  • Description

    Brussels, Belgium.

    Various shots of the aircraft landing at airport at night, crowd looking on. Various shots of the Belgian Paras troops leaving the plane and unloading equipment, people looking on. Various shots of the men being greeted by the relatives - hugs and kisses seen. Men receive tea and sandwiches. Troops lined up for inspection. King Baudouin of Belgium shakes hands with an officer before inspection of troops. Various shots of the King Baudouin of Belgium inspecting the Belgian Paras troops. He presents awards to two of the officers. Various shots of the Paras marching through streets of Brussels. The crowds cheer them and women run forward with flowers for the soldiers. In one street they get a ticker tape welcome.

    (F.G.)

    Date found in the old record - 04/11/1964.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    3125.04
    Media URN:
    88128
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1964
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:54:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:07:56:00 / 01:10:50:00
    Canister:
    UN 3971 D

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