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    The RAF airport at Belle, near Hanover and one of the RAF's main airlift stations to Berlin during the Russian blockade, was handed over to the Luftwaffe at an official ceremony attended by Air Vice Marshall Ubee and high-ranking German officers on November 29.

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    Background: The RAF airport at Belle, near Hanover and one of the RAF's main airlift stations to Berlin during the Russian blockade, was handed over to the Luftwaffe at an official ceremony attended by Air Vice Marshall Ubee and high-ranking German officers on November 29.

    The new commander of the station will be Hauptmann Wulf, who accepted the documents of Handover from the British contingent.

    The ceremonies were concluded with a parade of British and German troops before the officiating personalities.

    German Dornier DO 27's -- the new easy-to-fly training planes were already dispersed about the giant hangars as German Colonel Voshage spoke a vote of thanks to the RAF.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA5COC2FDEAX4DLKG89NVSSRP76
    Media URN:
    VLVA5COC2FDEAX4DLKG89NVSSRP76
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    29/11/1957
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:36:00
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