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Pilot helpers decorated

Week number 46-37

Newsreels in which Dutch subjects of a certain week are presented.

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In The Hague the American colonel Frank M.S. Johnson decorates people who were kept the crews of the brought down allied airplanes out of the hands of the Germans during World War II. SHOTS: on the Binnenhof in The Hague the soldiers are lined up in a square. High civilian and militairy authorities stand on the side and look on. A lot of public interest. In the middle of the Binnenhof are 20 men and women, mainly civilians, some in uniform. They come forward one by one and are decorated with a medal, the "Medal of Freedom".

Creator:
Polygoon-Profilti (producer) / Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision (curator)
Publication date:
1 September 1946
Length:
01:09

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User:
Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision
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