American pilot thanks helpers in The Hague
Week number 49-12
Newsreels in which Dutch subjects of a certain week are presented.
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.
- Polygoon-Profilti (producer) / Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision (curator)
- Publication date:
- 1 March 1949