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  • Short Summary

    General Petain is honoured.

  • Description

    General Pershing decorates General Petain. Location of events unknown.

    US General John J. Pershing decorates French General Henri Philippe Petain with the Distinguished Service Cross. (Later; in World War Two; Petain received not medals but a life prison sentence as a traitor for collaboration with the enemy!) Shot of the 2 generals facing each other; Pershing on left; row of French soldiers- poilus -- with rifles pointed up stand in BG. Pershing pins medal on Petain; they shake hands.

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    Film ID:
    1902.12
    Media URN:
    72857
    Group:
    Old negatives
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1918
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:37:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:13:50:00 / 01:14:27:00
    Canister:
    ON 112 L

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