British soldiers decorated by officers in England.
United Kingdom Date:1942 Duration:1 min 39 sec Sound:NO SOUND
Royal Air Force officers escort Queen Elizabeth and Princesses Elizabeth and Margaret, on a road in England. Cars and jeeps parked on the road. Queen Elizabeth chats with crewmen of a British bomber, as Princess Elizabeth and Princess Margaret are assisted in boarding the aircraft to examine it.. 'Parachute' written on the door of the aircraft. The Queen steps out of the aircraft, followed by Princess Elizabeth. The Queen watches as King George VI, decorates a Royal Air Force Squadron Leader, and several junior RAF officers. He presents the Distinguished Service medal to one and Distinguished Flying Crosses to others. View of officers wearing their Distinguished Flying Cross medals. View from behind, of the Queen and two Princesses,standing as King George addresses an awardee,during the ceremony. RAF airmen stand in formation at the side of the field. Standing next to King George,at the entrance to an aircraft hangar, Queen Elizabeth receives a bouquet of flowers from an airman. King George reviews a formation of airmen on the apron of the hangar. Queen Elizabeth, carrying her flowers, also reviews the formation, walking several paces behing the King. King George speaks with women,in iniform, part of a formation in the hangar building. British flag on the hangar wall contains the Union Jack and the round British aircraft insignia. Troops, shouldering rifles, with fixed bayonets, lead a parade through the hangar, passing in review before the Royal Family. They are followed by unarmed RAF personnel marching out to the snow covered ground outside.
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