• Short Summary

    Twenty vessels from the NATO fleet and 17 from Belgium today took part in a massive display to celebrate belgium's National Day.

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    Twenty vessels from the NATO fleet and 17 from Belgium today took part in a massive display to celebrate belgium's National Day. The occasion also marked the 25th anniversary of the foundation of the modern Belgian Navy King Baudouin and Prince Albert reviewed the fleet from the deck of the flag ship "Zinnia".

    The flag ship of the Belgian Navy the Zinnia was the reviewing stand today for a massive display of ships from NATO countries and the country's navy. King Baudouin accompanied by Price Albert took the salute. The occasion marked Belgium's National Day. ??? and also the foundation or the country's modern navy.

    Twenty two vessels from NATO countries took part Among them were ships from West Germany, the United States, Britain, Denmark, France, Italy and Holland.

    Belgium's National day is celebrated on July 21 and the Navy's foundation Day on the 20th. This year the celebrations were combined and with 29 vessels and aircraft from the various NATO countries taking part provided a memorable spectacle.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA5CCI6ZQJ3QAX4WPYAO72F4HGB
    Media URN:
    VLVA5CCI6ZQJ3QAX4WPYAO72F4HGB
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    20/07/1971
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:17:00
    Time in/Out:
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    Canister:
    N/A

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