• Short Summary

    President Truman visits the West Point Academy with General Ridgway

  • Description

    West Point Academy, United States of America

    TRUMAN AT WEST POINT'S 150 ANNIVERSARY

    LS. New York Central train pulling in. MS. President Truman alighting from train, welcomed by General Irving, Academy Superintendent. MS. Photographers. MS. General Matthew B Ridgway (c-in-c Atlantic Pact Forces) and wife following Truman. LS. Travelling shots cars driving along road during rainstorm, LS. GV. West Point academy. LS. MS. Truman inspecting Guard of Honour. LS. Truman through barrel of heavy gun. LS. GV. The West Point mess hall with cadets. LS. Truman greeting cadet MS. Truman seated at dining table with cadets. LS. Cadets seated in huge room. MS. Truman pinning Distinguished Service Cross onto Ridgway.

    (Comb. F.G.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2595.13
    Media URN:
    69853
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1952
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:57:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:38:43:00 / 01:39:40:00
    Canister:
    UN 2443 G

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