• Short Summary

    Poles in Russia swearing allegiance to the allies and march past.

  • Description

    Moscow, Russia, Soviet Union (USSR). 1942?

    Russian title reads 'On a Day of Swearing the Oath'. Long shot of the men of the newly founded Polish Army gathered on a field for swearing allegiance to the allied troops. An altar with Catholic priest is organised for Polish troops to have a mass as part of the ceremony.

    Long shot of mass Polish troops on the field during the ceremony. Various shots of Officer reading the words from dais and the troops repeating after him with right hand up in the air. Some good close up shots of the men. Several shots of the march past after taking the oath - not only troops but artillery, tanks, lorries, armoured cars and planes.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1623.18
    Media URN:
    70784
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:20:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:30:20:00 / 01:32:40:00
    Canister:
    UN 230 E

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