• Short Summary

    BERLIN'S FAMOUS BRANDENBURG GATE LOOKED DOWN YESTERDAY (THURSDAY) ON A RUSSIAN CEREMONY IN WEST BERLIN.?

  • Description

    BERLIN'S FAMOUS BRANDENBURG GATE LOOKED DOWN YESTERDAY (THURSDAY) ON A RUSSIAN CEREMONY IN WEST BERLIN. A CONTINGENT OF RUSSIAN TROOPS ARRIVED AT MIDDAY TO PLACE WREATHS AT THE SOVIET WAR MEMORIAL. THE OCCASION WAS THE 46TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE OCTOBER REVOLUTION IN RUSSIA.

    BRITISH TROOPS WITH THEIR OFFICERS WERE ONLOOKERS, AND MILITARY POLICE OPENED UP A PATH THROUGH THE BARBED WIRE BARRIER AROUND THE MEMORIAL.

    RUSSIANS CIVILIANS ACCOMPANIED THE TROOPS FOR THE WREATH-LAYING CEREMONY WHICH LASTED ABOUT HALF AN HOUR. THEN THE RUSSIAN 'PILGRIMS' LEFT AGAIN FOR THE EASTERN ZONE.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA3O3SHCJCV8467K264591BFAX6
    Media URN:
    VLVA3O3SHCJCV8467K264591BFAX6
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    08/11/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:48:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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