• Short Summary

    MORE THAN 14,000 BOY SCOUTS FROM 87 COUNTRIES ARE TAKING PART IN THE 11TH WORLD JAMBOREE AT MARATHON IN GREECE FROM AUGUST 1 TO 11TH.

  • Description

    MORE THAN 14,000 BOY SCOUTS FROM 87 COUNTRIES ARE TAKING PART IN THE 11TH WORLD JAMBOREE AT MARATHON IN GREECE FROM AUGUST 1 TO 11TH.

    ALREADY THE CAMP IS A BUSY PLACE, WITH SCOUTS FROM DIFFERENT COUNTRIES ARRIVING EACH DAY.ON FRIDAY, IN THE MAIN PARADE AREA, A SPECIAL SERVICE WAS HELD TO BLESS THE JAMBOREE.A GREEK ORTHODOX PRIEST CONDUCTED THE SERVICES.

    A PARTY OF 500 DUTCH SCOUTS ON THEIR WAY TO THE JAMBOREE WERE PASSING THROUGH YUGOSLAVIA WHEN THE DISASTROUS EARTHQUAKE AT SKOPJE OCCURRED.THEY ARE REPORTED TO HAVE GONE IMMEDIATELY TO THE CITY TO HELP RESCUE OPERATIONS.A PARTY OF BRITISH SCOUTS WAS ALSO REPORTED TO BE IN THE AREA WHEN THE EARTHQUAKE TOOK PLACE.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA3EJWWJH57IRO0MBCBFAHXNHH
    Media URN:
    VLVA3EJWWJH57IRO0MBCBFAHXNHH
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    26/07/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:46:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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