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River Plate Heroes Convalescing

Series

Series Name
Pathe Gazette

Issue

Issue No.
40/45
Date Released
3 Jun 1940
Stories in this Issue:
  1. 1River Plate Heroes Convalescing
  2. 2Park Railings for Munitions
  3. 3Wedding of the Queen’s Cousin
  4. 4Duke & Duchess of Gloucester at St James Palace
  5. 5Wanted - Nurses to Tend Our Wounded
  6. 6Gazette Special - War Latest - Dunkirk Evacuation

Story

Story No. within this Issue
1 / 6
Summary
Men wounded in the battle with the Graf Spee walking in the grounds of convalescent home in South Africa. As soon as they are fit enough they are taken to a building in Cape Town where they are welcomed by the Mayor and the citizens.
Keywords
Ceremonies; Navy; Casualties; Military
Locations
Cape Town; South Africa
Length of story (in feet)
98
Story extras:
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Notes
Pathe now also handles the Reuters Historical Collection, which includes the British Paramount, Empire British, Gaumont Graphic and Gaumont British newsreels.
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