• Short Summary

    High ranking military officials receive awards from Polish President and Premier.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Polish awards to British.

    London.

    M/S of people gathered in a room. Various shots as the Chief of the Imperial Staff, General Sir John Dill, and the Chief of the Air Staff, Air Chief Marshal Sir Charles Portal, receive the Order of Polonia Restituta from the Polish President N. Raczynski, he shakes their hands. M/S of Polish Premier General Sikorski decorating other high ranking officers. The President comes forward to shake their hands.

    Note: most sources name Vladyslav Raczkiewicz as Polish president in exile during WW2.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    1129.03
    Media URN:
    39275
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    08/09/1941
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:33:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:01:54:00 / 01:02:27:00
    Canister:
    41/72

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