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Title:VICTORY: GOD BLESS THE BRITISH ARMY [Allocated Title]
Film Number:IWM 1222
Summary: Short section of film with titles, possibly from a newsreel of the time, celebrating both the collective victory of the British Army and Royal Navy during the First World War, and the individual successes of individuals such as Field Marshal Haig and British Prime Minister, David Lloyd George.
Description: VICTORY - GOD BLESS THE BRITISH ARMY THAT HAS SAVED OUR HOMES AND OUR ALL!: Stock footage of mortar launcher, bi-plane, and tanks. AND OUR INDOMITABLE SONS OF THE SEA WHO HAVE SAVED US AND OUR ALLIES FROM STARVATION: Large ship at sea. AND A FEW MORE WHO HAVE EARNED THEIR COUNTRY'S THANKS: Field Marshal Haig, Admiral Beatty, Admiral Jellicoe, General de division Foch, and British Prime Minister David Lloyd George.
Technical Details: Format: 35mm
Number of items/reels/tapes: 1
Footage: 100ft ca; Running time: 1 min
Notes: Acquisition: Quite possibly incomplete section from a longer item. Titles indicate that this film was made after the end of the First World War, but condition of film (no stock dates on film edge) and reference to the "Great War" suggests film made not long after 1918.