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  • Short Summary

    General Eisenhower arrives in Athens and lays wreath on Tomb of Unknown Soldier.

  • Description

    Unused / unissued footage - dates and locations may be unclear / unknown.

    General Dwight 'Ike' Eisenhower arrives in Athens, Greece.

    L/S of Eisenhower's plane landing and taxiing. M/S of Eisenhower alighting and being welcomed by officials. L/S of Eisenhower and officials standing to attention. M/S of Greek military band playing anthem. L/S of Greek military Guard of Honour. L/S Eisenhower inspecting band and Guard of Honour. L/S of Eisenhower shaking hands with diplomats and officers of the American Military Mission. M/S of photographers.

    M/S of Eisenhower speaking at Press Conference. C/U of Eisenhower saying goodbye to officials. M/S of car driving away. M/S of American Stars and Stripes flag. L/S of crowds and officials waiting arrival. M/S of Greek naval guard changing.

    General view of Tomb of the Unknown Warrior. L/S of Eisenhower walking to the tomb, laying wreath on tomb and saluting. L/S of officers saluting. L/S as Eisenhower walks back and inspects guard of honour.

    Footage is quite light in places.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:00:00 / 01:03:10:00
    UN 2429 B

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