• Short Summary

    King George VI meets De Gaulle and they inspect men of Free French forces.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "The King Visits The French Army".

    VS. of King George VI arriving at a Free French army base in Southern England where he is greeted by General Charles de Gaulle. He then inspects men of the various French units drawn up for his inspection and with de Gaulle takes salute at parade and walks along lines of men on the parade ground.

    MS of French tricolour flag flying alongside Union Jack British flag.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1055.06
    Media URN:
    21075
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    29/08/1940
    Sound:
    sound
    hd format:
    HD Cam
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:01:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:05:17:00 / 01:06:18:00
    Canister:
    40/70

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