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    AIR MARSHALL SIR RONALD LEES, K.C.B., C.B.E., D.F.C., THE NEW COMMANDER IN CHIEF, ROYAL AIR?

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    AIR MARSHALL SIR RONALD LEES, K.C.B., C.B.E., D.F.C., THE NEW COMMANDER IN CHIEF, ROYAL AIR FORCE, GERMANY, IS CURRENTLY ON HIS FIRST OFFICIAL VISIT TO BERLIN.THE AIR MARSHAL IS ACCOMPANIED BY HIS WIFE LADY LEES.

    TODAY (THURSDAY), THE LAST FULL DAY OF HIS VISIT, AIR MARSHALL SIR RONALD LEES AND HIS WIFE, ACCOMPANIED BY THE ASSISTANT PROVOST MARSHALL BRITISH SECTOR, LT.COL.W.P.FERRIER, TOURED THE BERLIN WALL.THEY STOOD ON AN OBSERVATION POST AND LOOKED INTO EAST BERLIN.

    AIR MARSHALL SIR RONALD LEES TOOK OVER HIS PRESENT APPOINTMENT FROM AIR MARSHALL SIR JOHN GRANDY IN JUNE THIS YEAR HAVING PREVIOUSLY BEEN DEPUTY CHIEF OF THE AIR STAFF.HE IS A 53 YEARS OLD AUSTRALIAN WHO JOINED THE R.A.F.IN 1931.HE WAS A DISTINGUISHED FIGHTER PILOT DURING THE LAST WAR IN THE BATTLE OF BRITAIN AND IN THE NORTH AFRICAN DESERT CAMPAIGN.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA1QKELNYIX8HD9KWAD97S9RVHU
    Media URN:
    VLVA1QKELNYIX8HD9KWAD97S9RVHU
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    22/08/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:03:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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