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  • Short Summary

    Coffins of dead American soldiers are loaded aboard ship to be returned to United States.

  • Description

    Unissued / unused footage - dates and locations may be unknown / unclear.

    Dead American soldiers are returned to USA.

    Anvers, France.

    Several elevated shots of the ceremony to mark the return of American soldiers wounded in action in France to the United States. Shots are similar to footage in UN 1823 A.

    Servicemen salute on board ship Joseph V Connolly. Planes fly over in formation. Shots of the ship moving out of the harbour with a French tricolor flag flying at half mast in the foreground.

    Various shots of the coffins being hoisted aboard and stowed in the hold of the Joseph V Connolly ship. M/S of the name on the ship. L/S of Stars and Stripes (US) flag flying at half mast on the ship.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2176.05
    Media URN:
    64242
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1947
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:07:00:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:14:05:00 / 01:21:05:00
    Canister:
    UN 1823 B

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