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  • Short Summary

    Brigadier General Benjamin Davis retires after 50 years. Washington, America.

  • Description

    Unissued / Unused material.

    Brigadier General Benjamin O. Davis, highest ranking US black Officer, retires. Washington DC, United States of America (USA).

    MS President Harry Truman presenting a leather bound testimonial scroll to Davis on his retirement after 50 years as a soldier. CU the Testimonial, pan up to CU Davis. MS onlookers. CU Davis's son, who is also an army officer, looking on. MS side view Truman and Davis talking.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2457.20
    Media URN:
    67189
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:19:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:47:26:00 / 01:47:45:00
    Canister:
    UN 1974 H

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