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    French President concentrates on the Algerian situation on a four-day tour of the region.

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    Caen, Evreux, Rouen, Le Havre all in Normandy, France.

    LS. MS. French President Charles De Gaulle's drive through crowd lined street of Caen. Elevated Full screen, crowd MS. as De Gaulle shakes hands with people in the crowd in Evreux. LS. Crowd applauding. LS. De Gaulle on balcony of Evreux Town Hall. LS. De Gaulle's car arriving in Rouen. MS. as De Gaulle shakes hands with people in the crowd. Travel shot along road on arrival at Le Havre. MS. as De Gaulle shakes hands with former President Rene Coty who lives in Le Havre. LS. De Gaulle standing in car driving along crowd. lined road. Elevated GV. Massed crowd. MS. De Gaulle addressing crowd. Elevated GV massed crowd in square.

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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:57:14:00 / 01:57:51:00
    UN 3378 E

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  1. palacky says


    This trip of de Gaulle in Normandy took place from the 6th to the 10th of July 1960.
    Here is the itinary followed by de Gaulle (according to the articles published in le Monde)

    Wednesday 6th : Cherbourg - Valognes - Saint-Lô.

    Thursday 7th : Condé-sur-Vire - Coutance - Granville - Avranches - Argentan - L'Aigle - Tourouvre - Mortagne-au-Perche - Alençon.

    Friday 8th : Domfront - Flers - Villers-Bocage - Tilly-sur-Seulles - Bayeux - Caen.

    Saturday 9th :
    - Morning : Caen station (7h45) Lisieux (8h) Bernay (9h45) Evreux (10h40) by train.
    - Afternoon : Les Andelys - Rouen.

    Sunday 10th :
    - Morning : Dieppe Fécamp.
    - Afternoon : Le Havre and back to Paris

    For a more detailed description of this trip see :

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