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  • Short Summary

    General De Gaulle tours Damascus after the collapse of the Vichy regime.

  • Description

    Unused / unissued material - location and dates unclear or unknown.

    Syria.

    VS On his arrival General Charles de Gaulle is met by General Catroux. They get into open car and drive through streets of Damascus.

    LS 'Bristol Bombay' transport plane landing at desert airfield.

    VS of French Guard of Honour awaiting De Gaulle.

    VS General de Gaulle touring Damascus through crowd lined streets.

    Good CU of de Gaulle meeting officials at various points in the city and among those recognisable are General Sir Henry Maitland Wilson.

    GV of Damascus.

    GV Overlooking rooftops of Damascus.

    (Lav.)

    Cataloguer's Note: These events are after the fall of the Vichy Government - MD.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1667.06
    Media URN:
    60380
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:04:40:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:19:12:00 / 01:23:52:00
    Canister:
    UN 284 A

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