Revolution Hero

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Location:
354342_1_1
Yes
Ireland
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Timecode:
1956  (Actual Year)
B/W
00:43:10 - 00:43:58
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Original Film:
1622
029-078-05
Eire honors a native son who became one of the heroes of the American revolution. Commodore John Barry, father of the US Navy, is honored in his native county Wexford with an imposing statue. Establishing shot -People gathered in the town's square to hear to take part in a dedication of a statue honoring the memory of Commodore John Barry, US Navey. CUS - Of the plaques, a round brass plate reading, Commodore John Barry United States Navy, and on the square brass plate it reads; Presented to the people of Ireland by the United States of America - 1956. In recognition of Ciommodore Barry's outstanding contribution to the Naval Annals of his adopted country. He was born in county Wexford and is buried in St Mary's churchyard, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. MS - The statue is pklaced in the center of the town's square and there are many people admiring it.