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  • Short Summary

    European Army Manoeuvres in Holland - Monty, Ike, Juin and Strachey observe.

  • Description

    Unissued / unused material.

    European Army Manoeuvres - NATO exercise "Counter Thrust" in Holland (Netherlands).

    Various shots General Dwight Eisenhower (Ike) with Air Force personnel, walking across airfield. LS plane taxiing.

    Various shots General Juin (commander-in-chief of Atlantic Pact Armed Forces in Central Europe) alighting from plane, inspecting Scottish Guard of Honour and getting into car. Various shots Juin addressing senior officers from various countries, including Field Marshall William Slim. Several shots Juin studying operations map.

    Army vehicles passing windmill. Camouflaged vehicles advancing. French officers looking at map. MS camouflaged infantrymen crawling in undergrowth. French soldiers running through wood.

    Various shots Field Marshall Bernard Montgomery putting on flying suit. Various shots Monty in cockpit of Meteor plane which is seen taking off and in flight. Various shots Monty alighting from plane and taking to officers, they look at map.

    Various shots Juin and senior officers eating and drinking beer under trees. Various shots of Dutch children watching British soldiers resting and cooking. Various shots Eisenhower talking to various officers. Various shots Secretary of State for War E. J. Strachey alighting from plane and inspecting RAF guard of honour. MS Slim chatting and laughing.

    Date on dope sheet is 25/09/1951.

    NATO = North Atlantic Treaty Organisation.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2569.19
    Media URN:
    69088
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:08:14:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:38:25:00 / 01:46:39:00
    Canister:
    UN 2386 A

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