• Short Summary

    TEN YEARS HAVE PASSED SINCE THE EAST BERLIN UPRISING. WEST GERMANY HAS REGARDED THIS DAY?

  • Description

    TEN YEARS HAVE PASSED SINCE THE EAST BERLIN UPRISING. WEST GERMANY HAS REGARDED THIS DAY AS A NATIONAL REMEMBRANCE DAY. IN MANY LARGE AND SMALL DEMONSTRATIONS AND RALLIES THE PEOPLE OF WEST GERMANY DEMONSTRATE THAT THEY HAVE NOT FORGOTTEN THE PEOPLE BEHIND THE BARBED WIRE. MANY THOUSANDS OF ORDINARY PEOPLE TRAVEL TO THE BORDER DIVIDING THE ZONES TO PROTEST ON 17TH JUNE. THE COMMUNIST REPLY WITH PLACARDS AND POSTER. THE PEOPLE'S POLICE WITH SUB-MACHINE GUNS WATCH THE BORDERS. THEY HAVE ORDERS TO SHOOT ANYBODY WHO PUTS A FOOT INSIDE EAST-GERMAN TERRITORY.

    CHECKPOINT ECKERTHAL. RAILWAY TRACKS OVERGROWN WITH GRASS AND SHRUBS. BORDER GUARDS. BUSES WITH VISITORS. PEOPLE AT BORDER LOOK WITH FIELDGLASS AT THEIR OLD HOMES.

    DEMONSTRATION, TRUMPETERS. PEOPLE. GIRL'S CHOIR. SPEAKER. PARTICIPANTS. HEADS. WATCH TOWER. BARBED WIRE. GROUP OF YOUTHS AT THE BARBED WIRE.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA5N1EE0GELFE74HKT2J4TBA5IA
    Media URN:
    VLVA5N1EE0GELFE74HKT2J4TBA5IA
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    18/06/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:05:14:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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