Petain's Trial; Military parade
- Event Date
- July 23-24, 1945
- Accessed at US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of National Archives & Records Administration
21:18:36 (NR 361) Trial of Marshal Henri Philippe Petain, July 23-24, 1945. German film of Petain and Hitler meeting and shaking hands at Montoire. Petain and Goering meeting and shaking hands. MLS, Petain arrives by car, steps out, and lifts his hat. Petain and wife arrive by car and enter Fort de Montrouge prison building. INT views of cells in which Petains will live. Crowds attempting to enter court building. INT courtroom, Marshal Petain enters and sits down. Justices of the Court, President Mongibeaux, and Solicitor Gen. Mornet enter courtroom. Great excitement as Prosecuting Advocate and solicitor General engage in violent argument. MS, witnesses Daladier, Reynaud, and Lebrun. Agitation among correspondents and courtroom persons.
21:22:57 (LIB 7271) Retreat of Decoration Parade, Ulm, Germany, August 3, 1945. Military awards ceremony outside with marching band. Brig. Gen. Robert J. Stack, Asst CG, 36th Infantry Div, presents DSCs to two soldiers of the 2nd Battalion, 141st Regt, 36th Div. Gen. Stack and staff review the parade. MLS, 36th Div Band plays on the field.
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