• Short Summary

    A NIGHT WATCHMAN MAKING HIS ROUNDS FOILED AN ATTEMPT TO BLOW UP THE UNITED STATES INFORMATION CENTRE IN WEST BERLIN LAST NIGHT (FRIDAY).

  • Description

    A NIGHT WATCHMAN MAKING HIS ROUNDS FOILED AN ATTEMPT TO BLOW UP THE UNITED STATES INFORMATION CENTRE IN WEST BERLIN LAST NIGHT (FRIDAY).

    THE WATCHMAN FOUND THE BOMB TICKING IN THE BUILDING, KNOWN AS AMERIKA HAUS, AND THREW IT THROUGH A WINDOW. IN KEEPING WITH THE SEASON, IT HAD BEEN WRAPPED IN CHRISTMAS GIFT PAPER BEFORE BEING PLANTED.

    POLICE WHO DISCOVERED THE BOMB, STILL TICKING, OUTSIDE AMERIKA HAUS RUSHED THEIR EXPLOSIVES EXPERT, HERR GERHARD HATS TO THE SPOT. AFTER A PRELIMINARY RECONNAISSANCE HE CARRIED THE BOMB TO A WAITING VEHICLE.

    THEN, CLOSELY FOLLOWED BY A POLICE ESCORT, IT WAS TAKEN AWAY TO BE RENDERED HARMLESS.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA3LOUC0474BRSJCGZCRHYICE0H
    Media URN:
    VLVA3LOUC0474BRSJCGZCRHYICE0H
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    13/12/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:00:47:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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