• Short Summary

    Veterans return to Normandy to mark the 25th anniversary of the D-day landings. Normandy.

  • Description

    D-day anniversary. Normandy, France.

    GV Ouistreham beach. CU Water coming over rocks. GV Ranville Cemetery. Pan to show graves. CU Gravestone. CU Grave. Pan up to gravestone. SV The cemetery. GV Parade lined up at Ouistreham. SV British troops lined up. GV V.I.P.s lined up looking at parade. In centre of group is British Ambassador Mr. Soames. SV Pan troops march past. GV Of sign, "Pegasus Bridge", pan to show bridge. SV Board quoting what took place at Pegasus Bridge. GV Mass crowds round memorial for wreath laying ceremony.

    SV Christopher Soames, with other V.I.P.s. GV as Christopher Soames walks towards memorial to lay wreath. AS Memorial. GV Christopher Soames standing at base of memorial after laying wreath. SV British paratrooper saluting. GV Other V.I.P.s laying wreaths. Pan up to memorial. CU Soames shaking hands with French old comrades. SCU Ditto. SV General Sir Richard Gale walking along the bridge. SV Madame Gondree whose husband George Gondree died a month ago presenting bouquet to General Sir Richard Gale. SV The two people embracing each other. GV Deserted beach.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2207.21
    Media URN:
    57302
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    12/06/1969
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:21:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:43:53:00 / 01:45:14:00
    Canister:
    69/48

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