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  • Short Summary

    General Juin visits the RAF Centre at Bovington

  • Description

    RAF Centre, Bovington, Dorset

    GENERAL JUIN VISITS BOVINGTON

    LS. R.A.F. Valetta aircraft taxiing. LS. General Juin, Commander-in-Chief of Atlantic Pact Armed Forces in central Europe, comes down steps from plane, accompanied by Major General N W Duncan, Director of the Royal Armoured Corps, and is greeted by army officer. MS. Juin walking past camera. LS. Juin inspecting the guard of honour. LS. Inside the school of Tank Technology. LS. Juin and party looking at tanks. CU. Gun turret of German tank. LS. Juin and party inspecting tanks.(2 shots) LS. Shots of tanks firing and shells bursting. MS.(side view) Juin looking through binoculars. LS. The Lulworth firing range. LS. Juin talking with officers.

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    Film ID:
    2595.06
    Media URN:
    69846
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    1952
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:59:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:17:59:00 / 01:18:58:00
    Canister:
    UN 2439 F

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    "General Juin" is Alphonse Juin.

    "Major General N W Duncan" is Nigel William Duncan.

    "Inside the school of Tank Technology" - I believe this is actually The Bovington Tank Museum.

    The vehicle seen at 00:27 is "Little Willie", a 1915 prototype of the British Mark I tank.

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