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  • Short Summary

    Professor Husfeldt presenting the Hedgehog Emblem to Gen. Eisenhower.

  • Description

    Marnes-la-Coquette.

    Documentation excerpts, hedgehog represents the Danish 'Association Concerning Information About the Atlantic Pact and Democracy'. The organisation was formed to inform their countrymen of the North Atlantic Treaty Operation and of Denmark's role in the defense of Western Europe. The hedgehog was adopted in view of the animal's inoffensive nature unless attacked. The Association has invited the Supreme Commander to accept a gold button in token of his position as 'One twelfth a Danish citizen'.

    MS. General Dwight (Ike) Eisenhower ex-President of Columbia University Commander-in-Chief Western Armies and Professor Erik Husfeldt walking towards camera. MS. Professor Husfeldt presenting the gold Hedgehog Emblem to Gen. Eisenhower. MS. Gen. Eisenhower shaking hands with Professor Husfeldt. CU. Gen. Eisenhower. MS. Gen. Eisenhower and Prof. Husfeldt walking towards S.H.A.P.E. H.Q. building (2 shots). CU. The Hedgehog emblem on uniform jacket.

    (Mute F.G.)

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    Film ID:
    2571.18
    Media URN:
    69139
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:03:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:22:55:00 / 01:23:58:00
    Canister:
    UN 2389 F

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