Memorial ceremony at St. Nazaire, France.
St. Nazaire, France.
CU. The Union Jack and the French tricolour flying side by side at St. Nazaire memorial ceremony. MS. Well tended graves of the men who died at St Nazaire. Close up shot of a plaque commemorating the events of March 1940. Several long shots of the commemoration ceremony, French Prime Minister Paul Ramadier is seen at ceremony and inspecting Guard of Honour. Officers laying wreaths, crowd watching, flags flying. Devastated defences still littering the beaches. Various shots of the troops led by naval band parading along dock, battleship in background, crowd looking on. Several shots of Mr Paul Ramadier and another man inside plane in flight on their way to St. Nazaire. Clouds seen from the plane window. Mr Ramadier leaving plane and is greeted by dignitaries. He inspects the guard of honour. Mr Ramadier walking onboard a battleship, possibly for inspection. More shots of devastated defences littering the beach. More shots of the ceremony.
Information found in the old record - Cuts 47/63.