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  • Short Summary

    Shots of French General Robert Nivelle.

  • Description

    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.

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    Film ID:
    2464.16
    Media URN:
    77190
    Group:
    Old negatives
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1924
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:15:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:21:10:00 / 01:21:25:00
    Canister:
    ON 428 D

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