• Short Summary

    QUEEN ELIZABETH THE QUEEN MOTHER IS VISITING BRITISH TROOPS STATIONED IN WEST GERMANY.TODAY (TUESDAY) SHE?

  • Description

    QUEEN ELIZABETH THE QUEEN MOTHER IS VISITING BRITISH TROOPS STATIONED IN WEST GERMANY.TODAY (TUESDAY) SHE REPRESENTED A NEW STANDARD TO THE 11TH HUSSARS ON THE 250TH ANNIVERSARY OF THEIR FORMATION.

    THE PRESENTATION TOOK PLACE AT THE GARRISON TOWN OF BERGEN-HOHNE, ON LUENEBURG HEATH, SOUTH OF HAMBURG.FOR THE OCCASION, THE REGIMENT PARADED FOR THE FIRST TIME IN ITS NEW UNIFORM - KHAKI TUNIC AND CRIMSON CAP AND TROUSERS.

    THE HUSSARS WERE FORMED IN 1715 TO PROTECT ONE OF EUROPE'S OLDEST ROYAL HOUSEHOLD, THE HOUSE OF HANOVER, AGAINST THE STUARTS OF SCOTLAND.THE WHITE HORSE OF HANOVER IS SHOWN ON THE NEW STANDARD, THE FIRST NEW ONE FOR THE HUSSARS SINCE 1840.

    (THE REGIMENT HAS A PROUD BATTLE RECORD, RANGING FROM WATERLOO TO THE CRIMEA, AND THE SOME IN WORLD WAR ONE TO EL ALAMEIN IN WORLD WAR TWO).

    (THE QUEEN MOTHER ARRIVED IN WEST GERMANY YESTERDAY (MONDAY) FOR HER FOUR-DAY VISIT).

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    Film ID:
    VLVA59CLCKECXU5S5EOGEGNZ4JTMV
    Media URN:
    VLVA59CLCKECXU5S5EOGEGNZ4JTMV
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    13/07/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:16:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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