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  • Short Summary

    King George VI meets with Montgomery on the Normandy beaches.

  • Description

    Unused / unissued material. - Location and dates unknown / unclear.

    France.

    Various shots of King George VI going onboard Royal Navy warship. He meets officers. Various shots of Naval officer and RAF officer on bridge. Shots of King on bridge wearing life jacket. Royal Air Force officer takes photographs. More shots of King on ship. VS of warship at sea. VS King climbing aboard an amphibious vehicle and sailing towards Normandy invasion beaches.

    King George comes up on beach in DUKW. Troops wave. King is met on beach by Field Marshal Bernard Montgomery (Monty). King and Monty are driven off in car.

    VS of King presenting medals to soldiers in the field.

    Shots of King and Montgomery in staff car. King climbs back in to DUKW which then drives out to sea.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1981.01
    Media URN:
    61994
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:05:15:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:01:00 / 01:05:16:00
    Canister:
    UN 896 A

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