• Short Summary

    Eisenhower, Monty, Zhukov and De Tassigny form Allied Control Commission for Germany.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "BIG 4 IN BERLIN".

    Berlin.

    Several shots of the Red Army troops marching along on Tempelhof airfield. Marshal Zhukov and Field Marshal Bernard Montgomery take the salute.

    General Dwight Eisenhower and Field Marshal Montgomery arriving at Zhukov's Berlin residence. Several shots of the military men taking their places inside conference room.

    Montgomery signing Big Four Control Commission documents for Britain. Sir William Strang, his political adviser, is with him. Zhukov signing on behalf of USSR. Eisenhower signing on behalf of America. General de Lattre de Tassigny signs for France.

    The four grouped together.

    (Mute & Track Negs.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1157.04
    Media URN:
    40049
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    14/06/1945
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:25:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:08:15:00 / 01:09:40:00
    Canister:
    45/48

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    "Marshal Zhukov" is Georgy Zhukov.

    "General de Lattre de Tassigny" is General Jean de Lattre de Tassigny.

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