• Short Summary

    A MILITARY PARADE CELEBRATING THE 41ST ANNIVERSARY OF THE TURKISH REPUBLIC WAS HELD IN ISTANBUL LAST THURSDAY.

  • Description

    A MILITARY PARADE CELEBRATING THE 41ST ANNIVERSARY OF THE TURKISH REPUBLIC WAS HELD IN ISTANBUL LAST THURSDAY. IT FEATURED A REPRESENTATION OF TURKISH WARRIORS AND TROOPS OF THE PAST, AS WELL AS UNITS OF TURKEY'S MODERN-DAY ARMY. TURKEY IS A MEMBER OF NATO AND ITS GROUND FORCES NUMBER SOME 400,000 MEN.

    (THE TURKISH REPUBLIC,WHICH CAME INTO BEING ON THE 29TH OF OCTOBER 1923, WAS MAINLY ENGINEERED BY MUSTAFA KEMAL ATATURK, WHO BECAME THE FIRST PRESIDENT HE WENT ON TO INSTITUTE MANY OTHER REFORMS WHICH WERE TO MAKE TURKEY ONE OF THE MOST MODERN AND POWERFUL STATES IN THE EAST.

    THE BEGINNING OF THE REPUBLIC MEANT THE END OF THE OLD DYNASTY, UNDER WHICH TURKEY HAD BUILT UP A HUGE EMPIRE FROM THE EARLY 13TH CENTURY. THIS AT ITS PEAK COMPRISED ASIA MINOR, PART OF RUSSIA, THE UKRAINE, THE CRIMEA, THE BALKAN STATES AND THE WHOLE OF ARABIA.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA2F9MR05N8SXG8A8CQ7Z6MZDMC
    Media URN:
    VLVA2F9MR05N8SXG8A8CQ7Z6MZDMC
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    31/10/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:29:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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