• Short Summary

    Investitures of VCs in Buckingham Palace and shots of HMAS Sydney getting repairs.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Pictured Paragraphs From The World's News."

    London.

    GV Crowds outside Buckingham Palace.

    MS People leaving through the Palace gates after being decorated at an investiture held within the Palace because of an air raid warning - those decorated include two VCs.

    MS of Second Lieutenant Annand and Lt. Commander Stannard R.N. who both earned the Victoria Cross. (Annand won his in Belgium - Stannard in Norway).

    Middle East.

    HMAS Sydney in port to have repairs after engaging an Italian cruiser. Shots of damage to funnel.

    N.B. HMAS stands for His Majesty Australian Ship.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1055.23
    Media URN:
    21092
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    05/09/1940
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:52:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:22:35:00 / 01:23:27:00
    Canister:
    40/72

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