• Short Summary

    British military leaders honour Eisenhower - he sends a recorded message to them.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Britain Honours Ike".

    British Armed Services honour General Dwight D Eisenhower at a dinner at the Dorchester Hotel, London. Fellowship of US - British Comrades (British Armed Services) meeting.

    SV Viscount Trenchard and Lord Archibald Wavell walking through doorway into dining room. SV Assembly sitting down at tables. SV Personalities sitting at tables. SV Admiral Cunningham talking to Admiral Conolly, US Navy, and Lord Arthur Tedder. SV Assembly sitting at tables. SCU Lt. Gen. Sir Brian Horrocks and Admiral Sir John Cunningham. CU General Sir James Steele. CU Admiral Conolly. SV Lord Tedder gets up to speak and applause. CU Lord Tedder speaking. SV Personalities at table listening. CU Lord Trenchard. CU Major General John Leonard, American Military Attache. CU Admiral Sir Bruce Fraser listening to General Eisenhower's recorded speech. Angle shot Cunningham, Conolly and Tedder listening. CU Tedder Listening. CU Cunningham listening. SV Pan Alexander, Tedder, Wavell and other listening. CU Wavell listening. CU A V Alexander, Lord of the Admiralty listening, smoking cigar. SV Pan man listening pan to US and British flags. CU Union Jack and Stars and Stripes flags. SV Lord Tedder proposing toast to Ike. LV Assembly standing and drinking toast to Ike.

    NB - Eisenhower is not in attendance at the meeting.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:30:53:00 / 01:33:19:00

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