• Short Summary

    THE BERLIN WALL IS BEING STRENGTHENING - EAST GERMAN BORDER GUARDS ARE PUTTING UP WIRE MESH TO A HEIGHT OF 12 FEET (3 1/2 METRES).

  • Description

    1.
    SV NOTICE BOARD
    0.03

    2.
    LV PAN EAST GERMAN GUARDS NEAR BORDER
    0.09

    3.
    LV GUARDS PUT UP MESH FENCE
    0.17

    4.
    BV GUARD
    0.20

    5.
    CU GUARD
    0.21

    6.
    SV GUARD PUTS UP FENCE
    0.23

    7.
    SV PAN GUARDS BY BORDER
    0.27

    8.
    SV DITTO
    0.30

    9.
    SV PAN. EAST GERMAN GUARD
    0.34

    10.
    SV DITTO
    0.38

    11.
    LV OBSERVATION POST
    0.42



    Initials JRG/S/BHH/K



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: THE BERLIN WALL IS BEING STRENGTHENING - EAST GERMAN BORDER GUARDS ARE PUTTING UP WIRE MESH TO A HEIGHT OF 12 FEET (3 1/2 METRES). BEHIND THIS IS A TRENCH TO TRAP TANKS AND BEYOND, A ZONE STRIPPED OF ALL COVER, AND FLOODLIGHT AT NIGHT.

    THE WORK IS GOING ON AT THE BORDER IN THE SOUTHERN PART OF BERLIN NEAR KLEINMACHNOW WHERE THE AMERICAN AND SOVIET ZONES MEET. TOWERING OVER THE NEW WALL ARE THE EAST GERMAN OBSERVATION POSTS.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA36BCAG96I0BEJ78G36H5GG7II
    Media URN:
    VLVA36BCAG96I0BEJ78G36H5GG7II
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    28/10/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:42:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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