• Short Summary

    NAVY DAY WAS CELEBRATED IN THE SOVIET UNION LAST MONTH, AND THE VARIOUS FLEETS OF THE NAVY HELD CELEBRATIONS IN THEIR HOME PORTS.

  • Description

    NAVY DAY WAS CELEBRATED IN THE SOVIET UNION LAST MONTH, AND THE VARIOUS FLEETS OF THE NAVY HELD CELEBRATIONS IN THEIR HOME PORTS. THE SOVIET PRIME MINISTER, MR KOSYGIN, ATTENDED THE CELEBRATIONS OF THE BALTIC FLEET AT BALTIYSK, AND AWARDED THE FLEET THE HONOUR OF THE RED BANNER.

    THE SOVIET NAVY HAS MANY BASES AROUND THE RUSSIAN COAST, AND NAVY DAY CELEBRATIONS WERE HELD ALSO AT VLADIVOSTOK, HOME OF THE PACIFIC FLEET, AND SEVASTOPOL, HOME OF THE BLACK SEA FLEET.

    THE FLEETS WERE ALL AWARDED HONOURS DURING NAVY DAY -- THE PACIFIC, NORTH AND BALTIC FLEETS RECEIVED THE ORDER OF THE RED BANNER, AND THE BLACK SEA FLEET THE ORDER OF LENIN AND THE GOLD STAR. THE FOUR FLEETS PREVIOUSLY WON EXTENSIVE BATTLE HONOURS DURING WORLD WAR TWO.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA2ZTGFXRKDV1W2DX60TUP7O0Y1
    Media URN:
    VLVA2ZTGFXRKDV1W2DX60TUP7O0Y1
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    03/08/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:05:07:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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