German Honor Guard and Band. France signs armistice with Germany in railroad car at Compiegne, June 22, 1940
Compiegne France Date:1940, June 22 Duration:14 sec Sound:Yes
A clearing in the woods, Compiegne, France. German Honor Guard at attention, and their band plays. French Government plenipotentiaries, General Charles L.C. Huntzinger,Ambassador Noel, Rear Admiral Maurice R LeLuc, Air Corps General Georges Parisot, and Air Corps General Jean-Marie Joseph Bergeret, accompanied by German Quartermaster General , Lieutenant-General kurt von Tippelskirch, and German Colonel Thomas, walk towards a railroad car. Adolf Hitler and Hermann Goering are seated at a table. Following behind their German escorts, General Huntzinger salutes Hitler and the German delegation, with Admiral Le Luc, at his side. View of General Keitel's hands holding document as he reads preamble to the Armistice Agreement. View of three German bombers in flight.
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