In all parts of the world where British troops are stationed, Trooping the Colour ceremonies were held yesterday -- the Queen's official birthday.
GV. Troops lined up. Officer carrying colour for handing over to Junior Officer.
LV. The Colour being marched back for trooping.
SV. Troops at "THE PRESENT".
LV. Ditto. British Ambassador, Sir CHRISTOPER STEEL on dais.
GV. Massed bands. Slow marching.
GV. Troops marching in slow time trooping the colour.
Top V. Troops in slow time passing saluting dais.
Top SV. Ditto.
LV. Sir Christoper Steel on dais.
CU. Royal Standard.
Top V. Various officers saluting.
Top SV. Troops in quick time.
Big GV.Pan Over troops passing saluting dais.
Top V. Ditto.
SV. Troops passing saluting dais.
SV. Towards - Troops marching and turning.
CU. Marching feet.
GV. Massed bands playing.
GV. Artillery vehicles parading.
Top V. Passing saluting dais.
CU.Back V. Sir Christoper Steel.
SV. Artillery gun firing salute.
GV. Guns firing.
Initials V.L. WWS/VCW
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Background: In all parts of the world where British troops are stationed, Trooping the Colour ceremonies were held yesterday -- the Queen's official birthday. At Dusseldorf, a parade and colour trooping were held before British Ambassador to Bonn, Sir Christoper Steel, and top-ranking West German Army and Russian Army guests. Major Gen. Yepanchin, of the Soviet forces, was welcomed by Major Gen. R.W. Craddock, in charge of administration, British Army of the Rhine. West German air chief force chief, Gen. Kammhuber, was also present to see, on parade, British soldiers of the Coldstream Guards, the Royal Artillery and The Kings Own Yorkshire Light Infantry.