General Dovas, chief of Greek National defence, inspecting a guest of honour on Athen's Phaleron Bay quayside May 25, before boarding the French cruiser "De Grasse" to be greeted Admiral Cabanier.
GV.French Fleet at Phaleron Bay.
GV.Greek Naval Detachment on quayside.
SV.Greek Naval Detachment lined up.
LV.General Dovas, Chief of Greek National Defence of Greek National Defense Staff arrives and inspects guard of honour.
SV.French cruiser "De Grasse" flying Admiral's flag.
SV.General Dovas aboard "De Grasse" being greeted by Admiral Cabanier, inspects French Marines.
SV.Greek Defence Under-Secretary Mr. Themelis arrives aboard "De Grasse".
CU.Marines lined up.
SV.Mr.Themelis being welcomed by Admiral Cabanier.
LV.Inspecting Marines lined up on deck.
LV.Of the "De Grasse" in harbour.
LV.Naval Detachments at Unknown Warrior's Tomb.
LV.Admiral Cabanier laying wreath.
BV.Admiral saluting at Tomb.
LV.Naval Detachments lined up.
LV.Admiral Cabanier inspecting guard.
LV.Detachments march away.
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Background: General Dovas, chief of Greek National defence, inspecting a guest of honour on Athen's Phaleron Bay quayside May 25, before boarding the French cruiser "De Grasse" to be greeted Admiral Cabanier. The Admiral commands the twenty unit Toulon Squadron of the French Mediterranean fleet now on a courtesy visit Greece during manoeuvres.
Greek Defense Under-secretary Themelis was another man of the Greek Government went aboard. It is the time that such a large Fleet has dropped anchored Greek waters since World War two. The squadron forms of the French Mediterranean Fleet recently withdrawn NATO Command by President Gaulle.
Greek and French Naval detachments paraded at unknown warrior's tomb Admiral Cabanier laid With Russian Premier now visiting Albania..Defence Minister Duncan visiting Turkey and Greece the Central and Eastern Mediterranean has recently become a political food point.