• Short Summary

    King George VI presents medals for bravery to men of the RAF.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "The King Honours Air Heroes".

    VS. of King George VI inspecting men at an RAF base and meeting men prior to their departure on a flight.

    VS. of the King investing Royal Air Force men, they include Squadron Leader Leathart, Sergeant Whitby, Squadron Leader Kayll and Flight Lieutenant Lee. He presents the DSO (Distinguished Service Order) and DFC (Distinguished Flying Cross).

    CU of medals on serviceman's chest.

    MS of men as they give three cheers.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    1049.23
    Media URN:
    20929
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    01/07/1940
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:36:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:24:51:00 / 01:26:27:00
    Canister:
    40/53

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