General Lemnitzer is decorated by de Gaulle.: Presentation of the Grand Cross of the Legion of Honour
GENERAL LEMNITZER HONOURED BY DE GAULLE
MS. President of France General Charles de Gaulle inspecting troops in courtyard at Les Invalides. Various shots of General de Gaulle presenting the Grand Cross of the Legion of Honour to General Lyman L. Lemnitzer, Supreme Allied and American Commander in Europe. He kisses his cheeks. Various shots of the Guard of Honour then march past. MS. General Lemnitzer saluting. (Note: Fine Grain from here on.) LS. Dome of Les Invalides. More shots of the ceremony showing General de Gaulle arriving, the presentation, march past. Shots of French Ministers including Mr Courve de Murville and Mr Pompidou.
Note: This honour was presented to General Lemnitzer, Supreme Allied and American Commander in Europe only 14 days prior to the date when de Gaulle demanded all foreign forces off from French soil.
(Mixed Dupe Neg. & F.G.)
Date found in the old record - 20/03/1967.