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  • Short Summary

    First anniversary of liberation of Colmar.

  • Description

    Colmar / Kolmar, France.

    Various shots of unveiling a stature at the first anniversary of liberation of Colmar, France. Civic and military dignitaries are present, Guard of Honour is seen, tanks are lined up, girls in traditional clothes, crowd gathered to watch the ceremony. Various shots of high ranking officer with escort inspecting the tanks and Guard of Honour, heavily decorated old soldiers, dignitaries and the crowd. Several shots of the allied troops military parade through the crowded streets, people watching from windows and balconies, children waving flags. Several shots of procession of civilians marching through the streets.

    Note - names of some of the men seen in the item are found in the old file. They are French Minister of Army Mr Michelet, General Keys, US 7th Army and General Tassigny de Lattre.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2173.11
    Media URN:
    74273
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    1946
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:54:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:16:46:00 / 01:17:40:00
    Canister:
    UN 1325 H

Comments (3)

  1. jamied says

    "Mr Michelet" is Edmond Michelet.

    "General Tassigny de Lattre" should read General Jean de Lattre de Tassigny.

  2. gruner says

    Je n'arrive pas à ouvrir la vidéo,impossible de lire le texte

  3. gruner says

    Le texte est en noir dans la vidéo,alors je ne sais pas comment faire

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