• Short Summary

    FRONTIER TROOPS IN CZECHOSLOVAKIA HAVE BEEN HOLDING REGULAR TRAINING EXERCISES. TODAY (THURSDAY) ARMY TANK UNITS?

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    TANK CREWS ON THE ALERT; TANKS ALONG ROAD; NEWSMEN AND ARMY OFFICERS WATCHING.




    Initials JP/CST-EURO-TELE/CCT/EEH



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    Background: FRONTIER TROOPS IN CZECHOSLOVAKIA HAVE BEEN HOLDING REGULAR TRAINING EXERCISES. TODAY (THURSDAY) ARMY TANK UNITS WENT THROUGH THEIR REGULAR ROUTINE WATCHED BY JOURNALISTS. THE EXERCISES ARE BEING HELD AS TENSION BETWEEN PRAGUE AND MOSCOW SHOWS NO SIGN OF LESSENING.

    RADIO AND TELEVISION REPORTS FROM PRAGUE ARE PLAYING UP THE READINESS OF THE CZECH ARMY TO DEAL WITH ANY EVENTUALITIES. A MEMBER OF THE COMMUNIST PARTY CENTRAL COMMITTEE TOLD NEWSMEN THAT THE SECURITY OF CZECH BORDERS IS ASSURED COMPLETELY AND SATISFACTORILY BY THE COUNTRY'S MILITARY UNITS. MILITARY MANOEUVRES ARE ALSO REPORTED TO BE TAKING PLACE IN THE SOVIET UNION. THEY ARE BEING HELD IN AN AREA STRETCHING FROM LATVIA IN THE NORTH TO THE SOVIET-CZECH BORDER IN THE SOUTH. MOSCOW SAID THAT SUPPORT TROOP MANOEUVRES AS WELL AS ANTI-AIRCRAFT EXERCISES WERE BEING UNDERTAKEN.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA4DQM46OZ5OD4DS1HQHOUFDHGF
    Media URN:
    VLVA4DQM46OZ5OD4DS1HQHOUFDHGF
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    25/07/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:00:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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