• Short Summary

    A PARTY OF FORMER MEMBERS OF THE WORLD WAR TWO GERMAN AFRIKA CORPS VISITED A WAR CEMETERY NEAR TUNIS YESTERDAY (SUNDAY).

  • Description

    1.
    LS GERMAN CEMETERY
    0.12

    2.
    MCU GRAVES
    0.15

    3.
    CU ONE GRAVE
    0.18

    4.
    MS ARRIVALS IN BUSES
    0.22

    5.
    MS ENTRANCE TO CEMETERY
    0.24

    6.
    MS ARRIVALS TO ENTRANCE
    0.27

    7.
    MS CONSUL SHAKING HANDS WITH HEAD OF THE DELEGATION
    0.32

    8.
    MS VETERANS
    0.35

    9.
    MS LAYING WREATHS
    0.39

    10.
    MS CHAPLIN READING SERMON
    0.41

    11.
    MS WREATH LAID
    0.44

    12.
    LS CEMETERY - VISITORS THROUGH
    0.47

    13.
    MS DELEGATION INTO CEMETERY AT MASSICAULT (BRITISH) AND THROUGH (2 SHOTS)
    0.51

    14.
    MS DELEGATES SIGNING VISITORS' BOOK
    0.55

    15.
    LS WALKING THROUGH CEMETERY
    0.57

    16.
    LS CROWD GATHER IN FRONT OF FRENCH TOMB
    1.02

    17.
    CU SIGN: "CEMETERE MILITRE FRENCH - GAMARTH"
    1.05

    18.
    PAN ALONG FRENCH GRAVES
    1.09

    19.
    LS DELEGATES THROUGH AMERICAN CEMETERY
    1.11

    20.
    CU AMERICAN MEMORIAL
    1.14

    21.
    CU WREATH LAYING
    1.16

    22.
    MS CROWD LOOKING ON
    1.17

    23.
    LS DELEGATES IN GRAVEYARD
    1.21



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    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: A PARTY OF FORMER MEMBERS OF THE WORLD WAR TWO GERMAN AFRIKA CORPS VISITED A WAR CEMETERY NEAR TUNIS YESTERDAY (SUNDAY). THEY ALSO VISIT THE BURIAL PLACES OF BRITISH, FRENCH AND UNITED STATES TROOPS WHO TOOK PART IN THE DESERT WAR.

    ACCOMPANIED BY THE WEST GERMAN CHARGE D'AFFAIRES IN TUNISIA, THE VISITING DELEGATION HAD AMONG THEM FORMER OFFICERS AND SOLDIERS WHO HAD OCCUPIED TUNIS IN THE EARLY STAGES OF THE DESERT WAR.

    WREATHS WERE LAID AT MEMORIALS AT EACH OF THE FOUR CEMETERIES.

    FOR MANY OF THE VISITORS THE TRIP MEANT A CHANCE TO SEE THE GRAVES OF MEMBERS OF THEIR FAMILIES AND PERSONAL FRIENDS WHO DIED DURING THE CAMPAIGN.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA48YCRF8D1IQU1AC4TKFMCKSA9
    Media URN:
    VLVA48YCRF8D1IQU1AC4TKFMCKSA9
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    11/04/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:21:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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