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    Footage of Memorial Day in Normandy. France.

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

    Memorial Day in Normandy. France.

    Various shots of large cathedral. Shots of children playing on beach and on wreckage of ship grounded on beach. Shots of boys playing with toy guns on the beach. Various shots of large war memorial. L/S of sunset. Various shots of the wreckage of ships and landing craft on the beach. Several streets scene shots, market activity etc. Shots of local residents. L/S of destroyed church. Several shots of the countryside and remains of a tank. L/S of war graves. A woman places a bouquet of flowers on the grave of Henry Morrow.

    More shots of graves and old woman sitting next to them. Various similar shots, more people placing wreaths on graves etc. Two school girls place wreaths on grave. Shots of people marching through the streets. Little girls carry bunches of flowers. L/S of American flag being hoisted. Soldiers, fire rifles in the air. Shots of veteran soldiers wearing medals. Several good shots of ceremony in progress. More shots of girls carrying flowers. The American and French flags fly side by side. More shots of graves. Several mores shots of ceremony.

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    Film ID:
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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:54:21:00 / 02:04:37:00
    UN 1731 B

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