• Short Summary

    Five US airmen receive medals for rescue work during East Coast floods.

  • Description

    Home Office, London

    SV. Sir David Maxwell-Fyfe the Conservative Home Secretary decorates Major Perkinson with O.B.E. for gallantry during the East Coast Floods (First 7' feet for News Flash Title) SV. 2 U.S. Airmen looking on. CU. Fyfe shaking hands with Major Perkinson. SV. Sgt. Kilpatrick who walks forward to receive George Medal. SV. Kilpatrick shakes hands with Fyfe. SV. Fyfe about to pin on medal. SV. Fyfe pins on medal. SCU. Fyfe pins on medal. SV. Pressmen. SV. L. to R. Airman Jake Smith Sgt. Kilkpatrick and Major Perkinson. Truck into Kilpatrick.

    (Neg.) (Title Scene "D")

    Details of the citations are included amongst the paperwork.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    114.49
    Media URN:
    28789
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    07/09/1953
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:35:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:57:28:00 / 01:58:03:00
    Canister:
    53/68

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