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World War One: Memories of Armistice Day

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A look back at memories of Armistice Day from the end of World War One.

Category:Defence / Military War / Fighting
Reference:GR 18100
Tape:V157(3)
Timecode:00:00:00:00 - 00:07:23:06
Duration:00:07:23:06
Sound:SILENT
Copyright:GAUMONT GRAPHIC NEWSREEL (REUTERS)
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Subset:Reuters TV - Gaumont Graphic
Source:REUTERS (REUTTV RTVGG)
OriginalDate:1918 - 1931
Technical:700' 35mm POS. CUT STORY
Location:EUROPE (front) and ENGLAND (various)
ColourBW:B/W
TapeDuration:693ft 35mm
Country:EUROPE
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SLATE INFORMATION: Armistice Day Memories 1918-1931

SLATE INFORMATION: The Great Offensive....moving up to the front line trenches....

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Columns of troops and lorries along road towards th...

SLATE INFORMATION: Armistice Day Memories 1918-1931

SLATE INFORMATION: The Great Offensive....moving up to the front line trenches....

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Columns of troops and lorries along road towards the front line during World War One

SLATE INFORMATION: Covering the advance.

Howitzers (field guns) firing and being reloaded
Artillery gunners, stripped to the waist, rapidly firing and reloading field gun

SLATE INFORMATION: Ready to move up to support their comrades.

Soldiers in trenches waiting to be sent up to the front line as line of soldiers marches past in the background
Soldiers advancing out of trenches

SLATE INFORMATION: His Majesty, accompanied by the Prince of Wales, in a captured trench....

King George V and Prince Edward, the Prince of Wales, both in military uniform being shown around captured trench by army officers
Prince of Wales helped from trench

SLATE INFORMATION: The Prince extends a helping hand.

Prince Edward helping others to climb up from trench

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SLATE INFORMATION: 11 a.m. Nov. 11th 1918. Cheering crowds throng the streets in spite of the rain.

ENGLAND: London:
Enthusiastic crowd on the streets waving flags with broad smiles to greet Armistic...

SLATE INFORMATION: 11 a.m. Nov. 11th 1918. Cheering crowds throng the streets in spite of the rain.

ENGLAND: London:
Enthusiastic crowd on the streets waving flags with broad smiles to greet Armistice Day and the end of the war
Streets thronged with crowds surrounding omnibuses as celebrating the end of the Great War

SLATE INFORMATION: Their Majesties, with other members of the Royal Family, on the balcony of Buckingham Palace.

King George V and Queen Mary with other members of the Royal Family on the balcony of Buckingham Palace
Cheering crowds outside the palace
Royal Family on balcony

SLATE INFORMATION: Reading the Proclamation of Peace.

Heralds blowing trumpets to mark reading of the Proclamation of Peace
Official Town Crier in costume, reading proclamation from coach in middle of street, then removing and holding up his hat
Massed crowd, some holding open umbrellas

SLATE INFORMATION: The Thanksgiving Service at St. Paul's.

Royal Coach parked outside St. Paul's cathedral and Queen Mother and Queen down steps and into coach, followed by King and others

SLATE INFORMATION: The Peace March through London.

Military parade through streets lined with cheering crowds to mark the end of the war

SLATE INFORMATION: The home-coming of the Unknown Warrior.

Kent: Dover:
Royal navy warship HMS Verdun into port carrying the body of the Unknown Warrior (Unknown Soldier)
Coffin of Unknown Warrior carried from ship draped in Union flag

London:
Parade of soldiers accompanying the gun carriage carrying the coffin of the Unknown Warrior
Gun carriage along street lined with crowds and soldiers and through Admiralty Arch

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SLATE INFORMATION: The ceremony at the Cenotaph 1920.

Coffin on gun-carriage stopped in front of Cenotaph
Officials looking on
Cenotaph war memorial unveiled as flags drop from it
Officers laying wr...

SLATE INFORMATION: The ceremony at the Cenotaph 1920.

Coffin on gun-carriage stopped in front of Cenotaph
Officials looking on
Cenotaph war memorial unveiled as flags drop from it
Officers laying wreath at the Cenotaph

SLATE INFORMATION: The Unknown Warrior enters Westminster Abbey.

Coffin holding the remains of the Unknown Warrior being carried in middle of crowd towards Westminster Abbey.

SLATE INFORMATION: The British Legion Parade and Service.

Crowd gathered for Royal British Legion parade and service
Service taking place in the street

SLATE INFORMATION: In St. James Park.... H.R.H. Duke of Connaught accompanied by the late F.M. Earl Haig takes the salute.

St James's Park:
Military bands and veterans marching along
Veterans marching past stand stand where Duke of Connaught and Field Marshal Earl Haig are standing with other dignitaries


SLATE INFORMATION: "If ye break faith with us who lie we shall not sleep, though poppies grow in Flanders fields." SUPERIMPOSED OVER feet of soldiers marching past

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