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American pilot thanks helpers in The Hague

Week number 49-12

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

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During World War II several persons in Breda offered there help to the allied pilots that were stranded. One of these pilots has now send a supply of cigarettes as a thank-you. The American ambassador, dr. H. Baruch, hands them out. SHOTS: - ext. and int. of the hiding-places of pilotes and other rooms that were used by the Dutch resistance; - Dutch militairy policeman shows the border post where he handed over pilots to the Belgian underground during the war; - the cigarettes are handed out by Baruch in the town hall in the presence of mayor C.A. Prinsen; - one of the pilot helpers, mrs. Überfeld, receives flowers from Baruch.

Creator:
Polygoon-Profilti (producer) / Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision (curator)
Publication date:
1 March 1949
Length:
01:40

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video
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User:
Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision
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