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  • Short Summary

    Service - Three coffins in the foreground.

  • Description

    Chapel of the Invalides, Paris, France.

    Funeral service of General Lattre de Tassigny's only son who died in battle in Indo China aged 23 and his 2 comrades, also to honour all French war dead in Indo China. Tassigny's son will be taken to Mouilleron in the Vendee province.

    GV. (Elevated) Service - Three coffins in the foreground, & MS.

    (Mute F.G.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2559.14
    Media URN:
    68775
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:19:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:25:59:00 / 01:26:18:00
    Canister:
    UN 2374 D

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    The funeral seen here is that of Bernard de Lattre de Tassigny.

    "General Lattre de Tassigny's only son" - the man in question here is General Jean de Lattre de Tassigny.

    To avoid confusion with like-named places, "Mouilleron" should read Mouilleron-en-Pareds.

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