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Veterans' Day #496582

NBC Evening News for Friday, Nov 10, 1978
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(Studio) World War I noted as being called war-to-end-all-wars. Statistics with regard to veterans of World War I given. Sault Sainte Marie Drum and Bugle Corps mentioned.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(No location given) Tour of England and France by 11 American World War I veterans reported; film shown. Veterans noted as having fought with General Pershing. Ages of oldest and youngest given. Crossing of English Channel in landing craft by group filmed, reported Doctor, nurse and 2 Michigan National Guardsmen noted as accompanying them. Drum and bugle performance by group in Armentieres, France, shown. "Mademoiselle from Armentieres" mentioned. French veterans of World War I presence noted. Mayor of Armentieres quoted. American veterans' attire and activities described. [Oral (Moose) LACOMBE - says it's a thrill of a lifetime.] Frank Miller, oldest member of drum and bugle corps, shown recving. birthday kisses. Veterans reported sightseeing on Seine in Paris; film shown. Sault Sainte Marie Drum and Bugle Corps noted to be on Champs Elysee reviewing parade commemorating end of World War I.
REPORTER: John Palmer

Reporter(s):
Chancellor, John;
Palmer, John
Duration:
00:03:20

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