Opening of SHAPE Headquarters - American Admiral Sherman dies in Italy.
Full title reads: "France's Gift To SHAPE".
Near Paris, France.
GV French President Vincent Auriol arriving at S.H.A.P.E. Headquarters. SV Auriol bowing. SV Pan General Dwight D Eisenhower salutes as he walks down steps to greet President. LV Lead-in for Eisenhower speech. SV Ike speaks "In all history, this is the first time that an Allied headquarters has been set up in peace to preserve the peace and not to wage war." CU Allied servicemen and women. CU British soldier. MV Eisenhower saluting national flag. LV Flags. SV British flag. SV Eisenhower and Auriol walking into new HQ. Back view Eisenhower and Auriol walking into new HQ.
(Orig."E") SHAPE - Supreme Headquarters Atlantic Powers In Europe - MD.
Intertitle reads: "Naples" Naples, Italy. American Admiral Sherman dies while in Italy.
LV Admiral Frederick Sherman and wife landing in Naples airport. SV Admiral Sherman. CU Mrs Sherman. CU Admiral Sherman chatting on airfield. SV Angle shot flag at half mast on USS Mount Olympus. GV Admiral Sherman's coffin coming ashore from USS Mount Olympus. SV American officer saluting on quayside. SV Two American naval officers saluting. SV Pan hearse taking Admiral Sherman's body to plane. SV American Marines presenting arms. LV Coffin driving up to 'plane. SV Nose of 'plane. SV Italian servicemen holding wreaths. MV Admiral Sherman's body being carried to 'plane. SV Italian naval personnel. SV Wreaths being carried to 'plane. SV Admiral Sherman's coffin going aboard 'plane.
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