• Short Summary

    Parades mark first 'Armed Forces' day in America and Germany.

  • Description

    Unissued / Unused material.

    Title - 'Nation marks first 'Armed Forces' Day'. New York, Berlin and Washington. (America and Germany).

    New York. LS towards military parade. MS Defence Secretary Louis Johnson and others marching. MS parade. Various shots West Point cadets parading past.

    Berlin. Various shots Templehof airport before review. LS servicemen lined up in front of planes. MS US High Commissioner, John McCloy, driving in jeep with others to inspect services. LS German civilians rushing forward to watch parade. LS parade. McCloy and US officers on platform in foreground. Various shots Colour party marching past.

    Washington DC. MS troops parading in Washington. Various shots sailors marching past. MS General Dwight Eisenhower, President Harry Truman, Admiral Leahy and others watching. LS members of women's forces marching past. LS balloons on airfield. LS planes flying overhead. LS new flame thrower in action.

    Cataloguer's note: American commentary.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:09:43:00 / 01:11:17:00
    UN 2259 B

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