• Short Summary

    THIS YEAR'S AUTUMN MANOEUVRES OF THE WEST GERMAN BUNDESWEHR ENDED TODAY (WEDNESDAY) WITH A DANISH-GERMAN LANDING EXERCISE ON THE WEST GERMAN BALTIC COAST.

  • Description

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    SV SIGNALLER BRINGING IN LANDING CRAFT.
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    2.
    SV BEAT APPROACHED.
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    3.
    SV JEEP PASSES, LANDING CRAFT APPROACHES BEACH IN BG.
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    4.
    LV JEEP LEAVE LANDING CRAFT. (2 SHOTS.)
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    5.
    AERIAL V... PLANE FLIES OVERHEAD.
    0.25

    6.
    LV JEEPS LEAVE LANDING CRAFT.
    0.31

    7.
    SV TROOPS RUN OVER SAND DUNES.
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    8.
    SV MANNED ANTI-AIRCRAFT GUN.
    0.41

    9.
    SV TRACKED VEHICLE PAST CAMERA.
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    10.
    CU DANISH AND GERMAN OFFICERS LOOK ON (2 SHOTS).
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    11.
    SV TROOPS RUN ACROSS SAND.
    0.56

    12.
    SV TROOPS LEAVE LANDING CRAFT.
    1.02

    13.
    LV BOAT OFFSHORE.
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    Background: THIS YEAR'S AUTUMN MANOEUVRES OF THE WEST GERMAN BUNDESWEHR ENDED TODAY (WEDNESDAY) WITH A DANISH-GERMAN LANDING EXERCISE ON THE WEST GERMAN BALTIC COAST.

    IT WAS THE SECOND DAY OF NATO EXERCISE "WATERPROOF 62" DESIGNED TO IMPROVE CO-OPERATION BETWEEN DANISH AND WEST GERMAN UNITS OF NATO'S BALTIC COMMAND. THE COMMAND KEEPS GUARD OVER THE APPROACHES OF THE BALTIC SEA WHOSE EASTERN COAST IS SHARED BY EAST GERMANY, POLAND AND RUSSIA.

    IN THE FINAL STAGES OF THE EXERCISE, 500 DANISH TROOPS CAME BY SEA UNDER COVER OF DARKNESS FROM KORSOER, DENMARK, PRECEDED BY FROGMEN AND PARATROOPS.

    AS THEY CAME IN TO LAND AT DAWN, IN AMPHIBIOUS VEHICLES HANDLED BY WEST GERMAN TROOPS, THEY WERE SUBJECTED TO MOCK ATTACKS BE SEA AND AIR FORCES. A TOTAL OF MORE THAN 1,000 MEN TOOK PART IN THE EXERCISE UNDER DANISH COMMAND.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA3EKYUSE9RUXTIYQQG3J6G2IAP
    Media URN:
    VLVA3EKYUSE9RUXTIYQQG3J6G2IAP
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    28/11/1962
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:13:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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