Field Marshal Bernard Montgomery arrives in Moscow, Russia.
Unissued / Unused material.
Field Marshal Bernard Montgomery in Moscow. Soviet Russia.
C/U flags of the U.S.S.R. and Great Britain flying over the aerodrome. C/U Chief of the General Staff of the Armed Forces A.M Vassilevsky and other dignitaries. Various shots as they wait on tarmac for plane. M/S as Cantroux comes up and shakes hands with them. Various shots men waiting. M/S as plane taxis in. Various shots as Montgomery meets the Russians. M/S Guard of Honour. M/S as Montgomery walks along airfield. M/S Montgomery saluting with others. L/S plane on airfield.
M/S's Guard of Honour marching past followed by military band. M/S as Montgomery takes salute. C/U Montgomery saluting. C/U Chief of British Military Mission saluting. C/U Marshal Vassilevsky saluting. C/U Golikov, C/U Slavin. M/S Guard of Honour. Various shots Montgomery. M/S as they walk along the airfield. M/S as newsreel cameras film him. M/S as he makes speech about paying respects to Soviet army and building a new world out of ruins. He says Soviet Russia suffered most in the war. M/S as Montgomery chats to Vassilevsky and others. He shakes hands with them and gets in car which drives off.
Cataloguer's note: date of item: 13/1/1947.