• Short Summary

    Admiral Nimitz honoured in Washington.

  • Description

    Washington D. C., United States of America (USA).

    American title reads "Nation Honors Nimitz!"

    Various shots of the American flags and banners welcoming and honouring Admiral of the Fleet Chester Nimitz. Long shot of the aircraft flying in formation creating NIMITZ in the air.

    Long shot of a military parade moving along crowded Washington street. Admiral Nimitz in open car moving through street, waving. Crowd cheering. More shots of the admiral waving, crowd cheering and the troops parading in his honour.

    Admiral and wife watching parade from dais shaped as battleship at Washington Memorial. Admiral saluting to parading troops.

    President Harry Truman presents Admiral with Golden Star in garden of the White House. They are surrounded by press, photographers taking pictures. The two shake hands, crowd applauding.

    Admiral Nimitz addressing American Congress from rostrum - natural sound. He pays the tribute to men who served under him. Congressmen applauding.

    American voiceover - bad sound quality.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2082.05
    Media URN:
    74157
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1945
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:03:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:08:52:00 / 01:10:55:00
    Canister:
    UN 1429 D

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