• Short Summary

    Medals are presented to early pioneers of the French Foreign Legion.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Desert Parade Commemorates Algiers Conquest".

    In Salah, Algeria. Foreign Legion outpost.

    GV People gathered around memorial to Captain Pein. SV Back view Mr Naegelen, Governor General of Algeria saluting memorial. CU Memorial Tablet. SV Mr Naegelen holding standard prior to presentation.

    SV Governor General of Algeria, Mr Naegelen presenting standard to Captain Moraler, company commander. SV Arab on camel. SV Mr Naegelen presenting medals to survivors of the Pein expedition. CU Arab wearing medal round neck. SV Mr. Naegelen kissing Arab after presentation of medal. SV Arab women looking on. CU Arab Woman.

    MV Towards and pan Camel Corps marching past. LV Officers taking salute. SV Arabs on camels riding past. CU Mr Naegelen. MV Towards Camel Corps marching past.

    (F.G.) (Orig. C.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1448.08
    Media URN:
    47345
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    19/01/1950
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:56:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:15:06:00 / 01:16:02:00
    Canister:
    50/6

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