• Short Summary

    General de Gaulle presents medals to French servicemen then takes salute in a march past.

  • Description

    Titles read: "FRENCHMEN REMEMBER".

    London.

    At Wellington Barracks we see General Charles de Gaulle presenting medals to "Fighting Frenchmen" for gallantry in action. This is part of a ceremony to mark the 14th July - Bastille Day.

    De Gaulle stands beside the statue of Marshal Foch and takes the salute as men and women of all French services in Britain, including newly formed commando unit, march past. Brief shots of people in the crowd watching.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1332.11
    Media URN:
    43983
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    16/07/1942
    Sound:
    sound
    hd format:
    HD Cam
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:08:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:19:30:00 / 01:20:38:00
    Canister:
    42/57

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