French General Jean de Lattre de Tassigny presents Legion of Honor to U.S. Major General Arthur R. Wilson in World War II
France Date:1945 Duration:2 min 4 sec Sound:NO SOUND
U.S. Army Major General Arthur R. Wilson, Commanding General, Continental Advance Section, and French General of the Army (Général d'armée)Jean de Lattre de Tassigny, seen from rear as they both salute during playing of National Anthem by a French military band at ceremony in World War 2. The Generals review French troops drawn up in formation, presenting arms. Several French officers and an American officer are seen standing against a wall during the proceedings. The marching band passes in review, followed by the troops, as General de Tassigny, along with General Wilson and another American officer, salute. Scene shifts to General Wilson, at attention in front of assembled troops. General de Tassigny proceeds to decorate him with the Legion of Honor and another medal. The troops march away at conclusion of the ceremony.
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