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Canadian Army Newsreel No. 47

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47.1 Field Marshal Montgomery Decorates Canadians Ninety Canadians are decorated by Bernard Montgomery in Belgium, including Lieutenant Colonel Roberts, Lieutenant Colonel McTavy, Lieutenant Colonel M.M.B. Gordon, Major B.O. Walsh, Major W.D. Brooks, Captain J.S. Woodward, Honorary Captain Jameson, C.S.M. Howe, Lance Sergeant Bartalocci, Lance Corporal Moss, and Private H.L. Fraser. 47.2 Personalities in the News The Premier of Poland decorates Lieutenant General H.D.G. Crerar in London. Baron Robert Silvercruys, the Belgian Ambassador to Canada, returns to Brussels for a visit. Cardinal Rodrigue Villeneuve is met by army and air force padres in Brussels. Padres have a conference at the 1st Canadian Army quarters in Brussels. Major General Luton, the director of medical services, inspects 1st Canadian Corps medical facilities in Italy. 47.3 Adriatic Rest Camp Men relax at a rest camp behind the lines in Italy; the camp lounge; a Bandoliers concert party with soldiers performing in uniform, two men doing a drag ballet dance, a man in drag singing, and an “Indian” dance number. 47.4 News Highlights Canadian firefighters parade in a farewell revue in Trafalgar Square in London; Canada’s Vincent Massey and Britain’s Herbert Morrison take the salute; the National Fire Service band. A Brussels mansion is discovered to be a German map library; map kits for German soldiers. Aerial shot of the flooded Scheldt Estuary. 47.5 Walcheren Ships at sea on their way to the Scheldt Estuary are escorted by Bomber Command; the south bank of the Scheldt near the port of Breskens; 1st Canadian Army troops move out; casualties are carried to a truck; supplies on the move; 240mm super heavy guns fire; landing craft move forward. To order the complete six DVD set of The Canadian Army Newsreels, please visit http://www.waramps.ca/military/canr.html.