General Michel Maunoury, blinded in World War One, attends dedication ceremony. Chartres.
French Army General Michel Maunoury; badly wounded (left blind) at Soissons in March 1915; takes part in dedication ceremony for a war memorial at Chartres in 1919.
Shot of French military and government VIPs walking down decorated street; General Maunoury is assisted by President of the Chamber of Deputies Paul Deschanel (later President of France). Another man escorts General Maunoury to platform past photographers. MS the 2 men on platform. MS Maunoury seated in tent; chatting with another General.
MS General Maurice Sarrail and others standing in park. MS Maunoury, helped by some officers, presenting medal to elderly man and making a little speech. Then he kisses him on the cheeks. An officer shakes hands with Maunoury. MS Maunoury in civilian clothing posing with his wife (?) and a younger General (not certain who - possibly Nivelle??) in front of sign (translated: Union of Men Blinded in the War).