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Title:PRESIDENT LEBRUN VISITS THE BRITISH EXPEDITIONARY FORCE; SENIOR PERSONNEL INSPECT TROOPS; FOOTBALL [Allocated Title]
Film Number:AYY 11
Other titles:BRITISH ARMY OPERATIONS IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR [Allocated Series Title]
Summary: 9/2/1940 President Lebrun arrives at Arras station. He inspects the Welsh Guards with General Gort and visits their HQ. Visits anti-aircraft unit at Avesnes. After lunch at the Chateau he inspects the Sherwood Foresters at the Belgian frontier. Inspection of the blockhouses and visit to the Indian mules near Mouchin.
7/3/1940 Lysander aircraft dives at the road. Tracking shot of lorry crew laying a cable. General Gamelin arrives at GHQ Chateau for lunch, the Welsh Guards form a Guard of Honour.
9/3/1940 General Barreau visits 3.7 inch anti-aircraft gun crews near Douai. Views 3 inch anti-aircraft guns at Vitrey. Inspects a Bofors gun on an embankment.
10/3/1940 James (Jimmy) Hogan, manager of Aston Villa Football Club, coaches RAF men in ball control at Violet.