Dedication Ceremony of the Alcan (Alaska Canadian) Highway in Yukon, Canada.
Yukon Canada Date:1942, November 21 Duration:2 min 26 sec Sound:NO SOUND
Dedication Ceremony of the Alcan (Alaska Canadian) Highway. Shot of trucks waiting for official opening. Crowd at ceremony. Scene of American flag. Canadian mounted police at dedication ceremony. North West mounted at attention. In front of American and Canadian flags and sign "Soldier's Summit". Mounted police at attention. A girl at ceremony. Canadian and American holding respective flags. Inspector William Grennon, RCMP. Ribbon cutting ceremony. Audience applauding. Brigadier General O' Connor clapping. Sign on U.S. Army truck "First Convoy White Horse is Fairbanks November 20, 1942". Truck convoy on open highway.
North Africa. Admiral Darlan in younger days. Darlan presenting arms at ceremony. Darlan receiving award. French sailors at attention. Officer kissing Darlan as part of ceremony. Darlan. De Gaulle reviewing Free French Troops. De Gaulle addressing troops. Degaulle presenting awards.
Free French troops on parade. De gaulle reviewing Free French sailors. American soldiers on parade grounds. American officers reviewing troops. American and French officer reviewing troops. General Eisenhower bestowing higher rank on General Mark Clark. General Eisenhower entering plane. American troops posing with natives.
Group of American nurses giving thumbs up salute. American nurses eating. Allied plane takes off. Wrecked allied fighter plane. General Doolittle talking to member of press. French troops. French troops at attention. French officer inspecting machete of Senegalese trooper. Trooper. World War 2.
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