STK-ID 41654

First Canadian North Atlantic Treaty Organization forces arrive at Rotterdam docks (21/11/1951) [Troops represent 27th Canadian Brigade, 1st Infantry Division, 58th Field Battalion] Shots of troops getting off transport and marching past reviewing stand where Dwight D Eisenhower, Honorable Brooke Claxton, Minister of National Defence, and others take the salute. Shot of cheering civilian spectators watching passing troops, troops marching past piles of tires on the docks, Eisenhower addressing the troops from the reviewing stand and Eisenhower and Claxton inspecting troops. CU of name on troopship "Fairsea" registered in Panama. HAS of troops in the town square of Rotterdam, city hall in background. CU of flags of all nations (NATO countries) flying from balcony. Shots of Canadian soldiers marching past camera.


Excerpt from
First Canadian Nato Troops Arrive
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 35 mm
Shooting format
35mm neg b&w, 35mm positive optical soundtrack
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