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  • Short Summary

    A ceremony on the parade ground and a press conference mark the disbandment of this Russian tank division, they are then given flowers and leave on a troop train.

  • Description

    Unissued / unused material - dates and locations may be unknown / unclear.

    Csipovichi, Russia, USSR / Union of Soviet Socialist Republics

    MS Russian soldiers of the 5th Korsun Tank Division stand and listen at a ceremony marking the disbandment of the division in accordance with reduction of Russian forces. (2 shots). MS Children present flowers to the soldiers. MS Reporters standing, taking notes.

    LS Reporters seated in small hall taking notes. MS Be-medalled Russian Colonel Aisin, Chief of the Political Department, speaks of the splendid road the division has covered while fighting at the front lines during the 2nd World War.

    MS The soldiers lined up. MS Individual soldiers step forward and kiss the corner of the Colours. (2 shots). Various shots as the soldiers march past and after they have been dismissed, carrying flowers given them by local children and boarding a train. LS Troop train pulls out of station, with people waving on crowded platform.

    Note: "Date received" on original paperwork reads: 20/07/1960.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2970.09
    Media URN:
    85304
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    1960
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:16:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:17:15:00 / 01:18:31:00
    Canister:
    UN 3383 C

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