General Gruenther Honored By The French

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354442_1_1
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Paris, France
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1956  (Actual Year)
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00:10:24 - 00:10:59
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1625
029-095-04
A final review is held for General Alfred Gruenther, retiring chief of NATO forces. As his successor, General Lauris Norstad looks on, Premier Guy Mollet awards him the French Military Medal. Establishing shot - General Alfred Gruenther reviewing the French soldiers standing at attention. Then he walks over to greet and shake hands with the wounded French. MCU - General Lauris Norstad looking on. MCS - High French Dignitaries honoring General Gruenther. MCUS - Premier Guy Mollet awarding General Gruenther a French Military Medal. MCUS - French soldiers march pass General Gruenther in respect and the General salutes the French soldiers as they march pass.