• Short Summary

    Soviet Minister presents medals to British soldiers, sailors and airmen.

  • Description

    Unused / unissued material. - Location and dates unknown / unclear.

    CU Soviet / Russian medal in case. CUs of various other Medals of the Soviet Union.

    Presentation of medals by Soviet Minister (Possibly Andrei Gromyko ?) to officers of British services and other men.

    Soviet Minister makes speech explaining why the medals are being presented to UK troops for their actions in North Africa and Italy. Medals are also presented to sailors of the Northern Convoys to the Soviet Union.

    An unidentified British man makes a speech of thanks.

    Soviet Minister makes speech in Russian.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1893.01
    Media URN:
    72630
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    1940 - 1949
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:06:14:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:03:00 / 01:06:17:00
    Canister:
    UN 919 A

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