Shots of French General Robert Nivelle.
Death of French Army General Robert Nivelle in 1924, France.
Shots of Nivelle's inspection of a Boy Scout troop, he is accompanied by French & US army officers and some civilians. MS Nivelle shaking hands with young Scout. CU Nivelle saluting.
American cataloguer's note: In World War One, Nivelle replaced Petain, then Joffre and then was replaced himself when his offensive failed in April, 1917. He was later exonerated from blame by a committee of inquiry.