• Short Summary

    Sixth anniversary of raid of Dieppe marked.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "THE SPIRIT OF DIEPPE".

    Dieppe, France.

    Children and holidaymakers enjoying themselves on the beach at Dieppe. Several shots of Canadian veterans looking on. Children and holidaymakers on beach. Veterans marching through main street of Dieppe - several shots. Crowd gathered to watch the parade. Angle shot, British, Canadian and French flags flying. Ceremony at cemetery in Dieppe. Three women looking at graves at war cemetery. Men walking past graves. Families watching ceremony. Catholic priest at base of large cross - probably altar built for the ceremony. Families watching in background. Ceremony with three flags flying. Survivors of Dieppe raid standing with officers and Colonel Dollard Menard at the salute. Several shots of Officers saluting. Angle shot, five survivors of Dieppe raid looking down at graves. Close up shot of their faces. Canadian veteran with one arm looking at graves. Pan, children playing on beach.

    Note: Paperwork mentions the presence of Premier of Canada Mr MacKenzie King - he might be among the dignitaries.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1436.06
    Media URN:
    46820
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    26/08/1948
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:08:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:10:15:00 / 01:11:23:00
    Canister:
    48/69

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