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  • Short Summary

    King George VI and Monty inspect troops in Holland.

  • Description

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

    Somewhere in liberated Europe, probably Holland.

    King George VI and General Bernard Montgomery (Monty) on airfield talking. King and Monty climb into jeep.

    VS of King inspecting tank. King meets with various officers and inspects troops. (Possibly men of the RAOC Royal Army Ordnance Corps). Monty also talks to soldiers. More shots of the King inspecting troops.

    Travel shots in convoy along road. King salutes local priests and monk - they doff their hats. Shots of troops waiting to see King. King George VI talks with officer while looking at a map. MS of Monty. King, Monty and others inspect troops in field. Local people come out to see the King.

    The meets with American officers. More shots of King with troops. King leaves with Monty and troops give three cheers.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1983.13
    Media URN:
    74031
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:04:53:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:52:35:00 / 01:57:28:00
    Canister:
    UN 941 A

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    Currently dated as 1940, this footage actually originates from either 1944 or 1945.

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