• Short Summary

    THE RUSSIANS AGAIN USED THE SANDKRUG ENTRANCE TO WEST BERLIN TODAY (WEDNESDAY) WHEN THEY SENT RELIEF GUARDS TO THEIR WAR MEMORIAL IN THE BRITISH SECTOR.

  • Description

    THE RUSSIANS AGAIN USED THE SANDKRUG ENTRANCE TO WEST BERLIN TODAY (WEDNESDAY) WHEN THEY SENT RELIEF GUARDS TO THEIR WAR MEMORIAL IN THE BRITISH SECTOR. IT WAS THE SECOND DAY THAT THREE SOVIET ARMOURED VEHICLES HAD COMPLIED WITH THE NEW ALLIED ORDER THAT THEY MUST COME THROUGH EITHER THE SANDKRUG OR BRANDENBURG GATE.

    AT 1 P. M., THE VEHICLES CAME TO THE SANDKRUG AND WERE TOLD BY WEST BERLIN POLICE THEY WOULD BE ALLOWED THROUGH AS SOON AS BRITISH MILITARY POLICE ARRIVED TO ESCORT THEM. WITHIN MINUTES TWO JEEPS ARRIVED.

    (UNTIL THE NEW ORDER BY THE WESTERN COMMANDANTS, RUSSIAN GUARDS HAVE CROSSED FROM EAST BERLIN BY WAY OF THE FRIEDRICHSTRASSE CROSSING POINT, "CHECKPOINT CHARLIE". ACCORDING TO A REPORT BY THE EAST GERMAN NEWS AGENCY A.D.N., BRIGADIER HOLDEN, HEAD OF THE BRITISH MILITARY MISSION IN POTSDAM, WAS TOLD YESTERDAY (TUESDAY) THAT GENERAL JAKUBOVSKI, THE SOVIET COMMANDER IN GERMAN, WOULD RAISE NO OBJECTIONS TO THE BRITISH ORDER TO REROUTE THE SOVIET MEMORIAL GUARD.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA34ENDCWS26102BH3LZXRVVVOV
    Media URN:
    VLVA34ENDCWS26102BH3LZXRVVVOV
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    05/09/1962
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:49:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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