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    Czechoslovakia.

    Various shots as wreaths are laid at a large war memorial in Prague which commemorates the liberation of Czechoslovakia by the Russians at the end the Second World War during Liberation Day anniversary celebrations. Czech dignitaries including Alexander Dubcek and Russian army leaders are present. Various shots as Czech president Svoboda accompanied by high ranking Russian army officers visit Russian army unit still camping in Prague area after the 1968 summer crisis. Ludvik Svoboda is shown around by Russian Colonel General Majorov and gifts are exchanged at the end of visit. Various shots of the firework display over the city of Prague at night. Field guns aid the display with a star shell barrage.

    (F/G Comb.)

    Date found in the old record - 02/06/1969. Czech voiceover.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1969
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    85973
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    3005.17
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:02:34:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:37:21:00 / 01:39:55:00
    Canister:
    UN 4447 H
    Sort Number:
    UN 4447 H
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    Lifestyle & Culture Religion & Politics
    WorkSpaces
    Cold war- Czechoslovakia Fireworks
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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