STK-ID 55841

Victory parades after the Armistice: MWS of General Horne and other officers on horseback in a square in Mons as they prepare to review the Victory parade. HAS of the 5th Lancers heading the parade, riding past a platoon of officers who present arms. Various shots of Victory parade in Mons showing spectators cheering, pipe band playing, military officers watching solemnly, spectators looking on from top of a building. Various shots of the march into Germany showing Canadian cavalry and infantry filing past. Shot of a detachment of North West Mounted Police riding past on a muddy road. MWS of Sir Arthur Currie and the commander of the 1st Division, General A.C. Macdonnell riding past at the head of the Division. (The 1st Division crossed into Germany at the village of Petit Thier on December 8, 1918.) MWS of troops marching past Currie. PAN of Cologne and the bridge across the river. Various shots of the 1st Canadian Division crossing the bridge at Cologne, their Commander, Sir Herbert Plumer, can be seen in the centre of the bridge taking the salute. PAN of the Bonn Bridge with its distinctive towers silhouetted against the sky. HAS of the second division crossing the Bonn Bridge as Currie takes the salute.


Excerpt from
Cologne (Köln), Bonn, Mons
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 35 mm, Digital Video Disk, HDCAM SR
Shooting format
35mm dupe neg b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
1920 x 1080