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    Outstanding feature of this year's May Day parade in the Marx-Engels Place, at East Berlin, was the presence of Russian troops and tanks.

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    Background: Outstanding feature of this year's May Day parade in the Marx-Engels Place, at East Berlin, was the presence of Russian troops and tanks.

    The leaders of the East German Communist Party reviewed the parade with Government officials. The civilian contingents devoted their efforts to protesting against the continuation of A-and H-bomb tests and the arming of the Federal Republic of West Germany with nuclear weapons.

    The tanks paraded by the Russians were and improved version of the type T34. Units of the East German army were also in the parade.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA2U0IWO1F31MF4QEGW31NGE903
    Media URN:
    VLVA2U0IWO1F31MF4QEGW31NGE903
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/05/1958
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    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MXF
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:11:00
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