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  • Short Summary

    South Africa is presented with a battle aeroplane by the Imperial Air Fleet Committee.

  • Description

    General Smuts at Hendon, Greater London.

    Aviation. South Africa is presented with a battle aeroplane by the Imperial Air Fleet Committee. Ceremony at Hendon; England. Representing South Africa is the Boer General Jan Smuts; during World War One serving on the Imperial war Cabinet (along with British generals he had previously fought). Then; pan on group of men standing by aeroplane. CU Smuts being given a flag with Union Jack on top; words below. He examines flag.

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    Film ID:
    1874.41
    Media URN:
    72088
    Group:
    Old negatives
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1914 - 1918
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:39:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:43:58:00 / 01:44:37:00
    Canister:
    ON 048 A

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