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  • Short Summary

    French President Charles de Gaulle visits beaches of Normandy.

  • Description

    Normandy, France.

    Several shots of the plaque commemorating Normandy landing and signs of support to de Gaulle. Various shots of General Charles de Gaulle walking through large crowd, shaking hands and talking to the people during his tour of Normandy.

    Several shots of de Gaulle's car moving slowly through crowd. Streets decorated with flags, crowd watching from the windows.

    Several shots of de Gaulle unveiling memorial and addressing large gathering from a dais, people listening and applauding.

    Various shots of de Gaulle moving slowly through crowd shaking hands and talking to people in another town during his tour of Normandy.

    More shots of de Gaulle walking through crowded streets, shaking hands with people.

    All villages and towns are more or less the same - de Gaulle walking through crowds, chatting and shaking hands etc.

    Various shots of de Gaulle addressing lines of soldiers during his tour. Most of the men are old soldiers with medals on their chests. Officers listening as well.

    More shots of de Gaulle walking, shaking hands etc.

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    Film ID:
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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:45:05:00 / 01:54:36:00
    UN 1483 A

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