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  • Short Summary

    Dwight Griswold arrives in Greece along with body of Kimon Diamantopoulos.

  • Description

    Unissued / Unused material.

    Dwight Griswold, Chief of the US aid mission to Greece and the body of late Greek ambassador to Washington Kimon Diamantopoulos arrive in Greece.

    Various shots the plane 'Independence' landing at Elliniko airfield. MS's the US Ambassador to Greece, Lincoln McVeagh receiving Admiral Forster, (Truman's representative who accompanied the body of Diamantopoulos) at the airfield. MS Forster inspecting a guard of honour and meeting officials. MS Forster salutes and all stand to attention as the body is carried to a hearse which drives slowly across the airfield. Forster and the widow follow the hearse.

    MS Dwight Griswold waving a greeting from steps of plane. Various shots members of Greek government and McVeagh waiting on the airfield to greet him. Various shots of the funeral procession of the dead ambassador through the streets of Athens. Various shots Griswold and McVeagh on steps of Ministry for Foreign Affairs.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2397.15
    Media URN:
    66694
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:11:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:26:25:00 / 01:29:36:00
    Canister:
    UN 1761 C

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