• Short Summary

    General Sikorski, Polish Prime Minister, presents medals to sailors of Polish Navy.

  • Description

    Title reads: "General Sikorski decorates Polish Naval Heroes".

    Location of events unknown.

    High angled shot of General Sikorski , Polish Prime Minister, arriving on board warship in unidentified British port. Various shots of the General presenting medals to members of the Polish Navy for action in recent battles. Some of the awards are among the highest that Poland can present - the "Virtuti Militari". He kisses each sailor on the cheek as he presents the decorations. The sailors won their honours fighting in battles of Narvik, Dunkirk, Calais and in engagements in the Channel.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1109.36
    Media URN:
    38563
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    20/03/1941
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:42:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:42:42:00 / 01:43:24:00
    Canister:
    41/23

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