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  • Short Summary

    General Smuts visits 8th African Army Field Hospital.

  • Description

    South Africa. 1945/46?

    MS. General Smuts, President of South Africa, greeted on his arrival at 8th African Army field hospital. General Smuts chats with wounded soldiers and walks around hospital, press and some of the hospital staff take photographs. General Smuts talking to soldiers. General Smuts inspecting lined up hospital staff. More shots of General Smuts talking to patients and staff.

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    Film ID:
    2082.10
    Media URN:
    74162
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1945 - 1946
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:04:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:16:29:00 / 01:17:33:00
    Canister:
    UN 1429 I

Comments (1)

  1. Nicholas Pnematicatos says

    General (Field Marshall) Smuts was not president of South Africa! South Africa was a monarch until 1961. The King was King of South Africa represented by the Governor General. I have never heard of the 8th African Army but I have heard of the 8th Army

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