General Morshead receives Polish Cross of Valour in Cairo, November 1941

Unit Polish Forces
Accession Number F07008
Collection type Film
Measurement 4 mins 54 sec
Object type To be confirmed
Physical description 35mm/b&w/silent
Place made Egypt: Cairo
Date made November 1941
Access Open
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain

Description

General Wladyslaw Sikorski, Commander in Chief of the Free Polish Forces, arrives and band plays Polish National Anthem. General Sikorski inspects Australian Guard of Honour. General Sikorski makes speech which is repeated in English by British Officer. General Sikorski pins medal on General Leslie Morshead. Australian officer inspects the medal. British National Anthem. Cheers for Generals.

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