canadian army

canadian army

Canadian Army Newsreel No. 91

8h ago
SOURCE  

Description

91.1 Freedom of Aldershot Freedom of the borough of Aldershot is given to the Canadian Army Overseas; General P.J. Montague presides; guard of honour; Montague receives a silver casket and script from the Mayor; a precision guard drill; big crowds watch marching men and women. 91.2 “A Matter of Life and Death” Several servicemen and servicewomen get a tour of Denholm Film Studio Soundstage 5, where directors Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburg’s new film A MATTER OF LIFE AND DEATH is in production; the Canadians meet one of the stars, fellow Canadian Raymond Massey; Michael Powell gives them a backstage tour; the film’s stars, Kim Hunter and David Niven; the actors stand by for a take; a scene is shot; David Niven kids around with a CWAC. 91.3 “Keep on Saving” The Thanksgiving Week Saving Drive Battle of Britain Air Show outside of London; double amputee Group Captain Doug Bader gives a demonstration of his flying ability; Trafalgar Square displays German armaments; signs advertise the 9th Victory Loan. 91.4 2nd Division Leaves Holland Soldiers break camp; cleaning their uniforms with help from some local children; the Toronto Scottish Regiment, the 14th Field Company Royal Canadian Engineers and the 2nd Field Battery R.C.A.; parade across Nijmegen, across Foulkes Bridge; troops board boats for England; the Dover cliffs; disembarking in England. 91.5 Monty Opens Khaki University The Khaki University of Canada in Leeds at Hoffenshire is opened by Field Marshal Bernard Montgomery on October 1, 1945, on the former site of the No.23 Canadian General Hospital; student-soldiers listen to Montgomery’s address; Monty and the University President Brigadier G.E. Beament inspect the group; new university tunics for the men and women of the school; courses in chemistry and other subjects; the dormitories. 91.6 Calgary Stampede Victory Park Grounds; wild cow milking contest; calf roping; steer decorating; bronco riding; bull riding; chuck wagon racing. To order the complete six DVD set of The Canadian Army Newsreels, please visit http://www.waramps.ca/military/canr.html.