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  • Short Summary

    King meets Ike and gives knighthoods to British officers, location somewhere in Europe.

  • Description

    Unused / unissued material - dates and locations unknown or unclear.

    General Dwight Eisenhower (Ike) with King George VI - medal ceremonies.

    Various shots bombers flying over, leaving vapour trail in sky. Various shots Ike with other American generals waiting on steps of house, King arrives by car and is greeted by Ike. Various shots American military brass band. M/S King and Ike posing on steps with General Omar Bradley and General George Patton. Various shots King and Patton taking salute as American military police drill. Various shots King knighting unidentified British officers. M/S King with Field Marshal Bernard Montgomery (Monty) and two British officers having a cigarette. More shots King inspecting troops.

    Location could be Belgium / Netherlands, during Allied invasion of occupied Europe.

    NB: for more shots of King's visit see UN 946 C.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1985.16
    Media URN:
    62048
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:04:08:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:50:56:00 / 01:55:04:00
    Canister:
    UN 946 B

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