• Short Summary

    Representatives from 23 Nations, including France, West Germany, Spain, Holland, Belgium, Italy, Sweden, Lebanon, USA, etc., assembled in Athens to attend the 8th General Assembly of the Conseil International du Sport Militaire (CISM), which comprises 31 member-countries.

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    Representatives from 23 Nations, including France, West Germany, Spain, Holland, Belgium, Italy, Sweden, Lebanon, USA, etc., assembled in Athens to attend the 8th General Assembly of the Conseil International du Sport Militaire (CISM), which comprises 31 member-countries.

    The inaugural ceremony took place this afternoon at the Unknown Warriors' Tomb, during which French Colonel Henri Debrus, President of the CISM Executive Committee, laid a wreath on behalf of the visitors.

    Later, the General Assembly was officially opened by Defense Undersecretary Themelis at the Greek Officers' Club Hall. The Congress will last until October 19th, 1959.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA18FXPDFYGZM6ND2H2EUDUX49T
    Media URN:
    VLVA18FXPDFYGZM6ND2H2EUDUX49T
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/01/1959
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:47:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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