• Short Summary

    A CEMETERY FOR MORE THAN 60,000 RUSSIAN SOLDIERS WAS CONSECRATED AT STUKENBROCK, NEAR DUSSELDORF TODAY (WEDNESDAY).

  • Description

    1.
    GV.ENTRANCE TO RUSSIAN CEMETERY WITH FLAGS FLYING
    0.05

    2.
    LV.MAN LOOKS AT GRAVES
    0.11

    3.
    CU.GRAVE WITH HEAD-STONE
    0.15

    4.
    CU.ANOTHER GRAVE PAN TO...FLOWERS
    0.20

    5.
    CU.GRAVE
    0.23

    6.
    CU.DOUBLE GRAVE
    0.25

    7.
    GV.PAN OVER...GRAVES
    0.34

    8.
    GV.CROWD AT MEMORIAL SERVICE
    0.38

    9.
    CU.PAN...RUSSIAN OFFICIALS
    0.46

    10.
    CU.GERMAN OFFICER
    0.50

    11.
    SCU.HERR BARTZEL, CDU DELEGATE
    0.54

    12.
    GV.CROWD ROUND MEMORIAL
    0.57

    13.
    CU.PAN FROM...MEMORIAL TO CHILDREN HOLDING FLAGS
    1.04

    14.
    GV.RUSSIAN WREATH IS LAID
    1.15

    15.
    CU.RUSSIAN WREATH
    1.20

    16.
    LV.OFFICIALS STAND IN SILENCE
    1.25

    17.
    LV.GERMAN WREATH IS LAID
    1.32

    18.
    CU.GERMAN WREATH
    1.35

    19.
    GV.PAN FROM...CROWD AROUND MEMORIAL TO GRAVE STONE
    1.48



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    Background: A CEMETERY FOR MORE THAN 60,000 RUSSIAN SOLDIERS WAS CONSECRATED AT STUKENBROCK, NEAR DUSSELDORF TODAY (WEDNESDAY).

    THE CEMETERY, WHERE THE BODIES OF WORLD WAR II PRISONERS OF WAR ARE BURIED IN MASS GRAVES, HAS BEEN REMODELLED. A HUGE MEMORIAL -- LINKED CROSSES IN STONE -- DOMINATES THE AREA.

    AROUND THE MONUMENT ARE 788 GRAVES. ONLY 666 NAMES ARE KNOWN OF THE DEAD BURIED IN THIS CEMETERY, THE LARGEST SOVIET WAR CEMETERY IN WEST GERMANY.

    AMONG THE OFFICIALS AT TODAY'S CEREMONY WERE GOVERNMENT REPRESENTATIVES, LOCAL GOVERNMENT LEADERS, AND MEMBERS OF THE RUSSIAN EMBASSY. THE SCHEDULE IS SCHEDULED TO BE VISITED BY MR. KHRUSHCHEV DURING HIS VISIT TO WEST GERMANY EARLY NEXT YEAR.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA4LKEHMBUL2EEZO57LFPZLXMK0
    Media URN:
    VLVA4LKEHMBUL2EEZO57LFPZLXMK0
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    23/09/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:48:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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