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General De Gaulle Visits America (1945)

National Archives and Records Administration - ARC 39077, LI 208-UN-170 - GEN. DE GAULLE VISITS AMERICA [ETC.] - DVD Copied by Thomas Gideon. Series: Motion Picture Films from "United News" Newsreels, compiled 1942 - 1945. Part 1, Sec. of State Byrnes meets Gen. de Gaulle at the Washington, D.C. airport. President Truman welcomes the General at the White House. De Gaulle, with Eleanor Roosevelt, visits the Hyde Park grave of President Roosevelt and participates in ceremonies at the Military Academy. Part 2, grade schools on Okinawa are opened by U S. military authorities. Part 3, Pierre Laval testifies at the treason trial of Marshall Petain in Paris. Part 4, Japanese peace envoys arrive at Manila with surrender documents. Other personages: Gens. C.A. Willoughby and R.K. Sutherland.
Length: 09:04


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