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  • Short Summary

    General Pershing presents medals to American soldiers for gallantry in field.

  • Description

    Decomposing title reads: 'General Pershing decorates his men for gallantry.'

    Location of events unknown - France?

    General John J Pershing walks along a row of American soldiers standing outdoors; and pins medal for bravery on each; then shakes their hand. He is accompanied by some officers. Several shots of the scene.

    (Some of this footage is also on ON 109 E.)

    Item shows signs of decomposition.

    Hero; decorations; honours. World War One.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1908.58
    Media URN:
    72995
    Group:
    Old negatives
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1916 - 1918
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:52:00
    Time in/Out:
    02:01:43:00 / 02:02:35:00
    Canister:
    ON 109 N

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