• Short Summary

    AN AIRLIFT OF AMERICAN TROOPS AND THEIR FAMILIES CONTINUED TODAY (THURSDAY) AT MUNICH AIRPORT IN WEST GERMANY.

  • Description

    1.
    GV US TROOPS IN CUSTOMS HALL
    0.05

    2.
    STV CUSTOMS OFFICER INSPECTS SOLDIER'S BAGGAGE
    0.11

    3.
    GV OFFICER INSPECTS BLANKET
    0.20

    4.
    CU SOLDIER PUTS BEER MUG INTO HAVERSACK
    0.27

    5.
    SV PAN SOLDIER CARRIES HAVERSACK OUT OF CUSTOMS HALL
    0.32

    6.
    GV HAVERSACK LOADED ONTO TRUCK
    0.38

    7.
    GV & SV TROOPS BOARD AIRCRAFT
    0.46

    8.
    CU TAIL PLANE
    0.50

    9.
    LV AIRCRAFT TAXIES
    0.57



    Initials ERW/VS/BOB/EEH



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: AN AIRLIFT OF AMERICAN TROOPS AND THEIR FAMILIES CONTINUED TODAY (THURSDAY) AT MUNICH AIRPORT IN WEST GERMANY. THE AIRLIFT BEGAN YESTERDAY (WEDNESDAY) USING GIANT US AIR FORCE STARLIFTER TRANSPORT AIRCRAFT.

    IN ALL, 550 TROOPS, FROM THE 24TH US INFANTRY DIVISION WERE BEING FLOWN HOME, AS PART OF THE REDUCTION OF US FORCES OVERSEAS. EACH AIRCRAFT CARRIED 92 PASSENGERS DIRECT TO FORT RILEY IN KANSAS, U.S.A.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA247H74T4PM1NXUEDW4QACZGFB
    Media URN:
    VLVA247H74T4PM1NXUEDW4QACZGFB
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    04/04/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:00:58:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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