• Short Summary

    THE OPPOSITION SOCIAL DEMOCRAT PARTY (SPD) ANNOUNCED IN BONN YESTERDAY (MONDAY) THAT IT WILL GIVE CIVILIANS A BIG SAY IN MILITARY ORGANISATION, IF ELECTED TO OFFICE IN NEXT SUNDAY'S GENERAL ELECTIONS.

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    THE OPPOSITION SOCIAL DEMOCRAT PARTY (SPD) ANNOUNCED IN BONN YESTERDAY (MONDAY) THAT IT WILL GIVE CIVILIANS A BIG SAY IN MILITARY ORGANISATION, IF ELECTED TO OFFICE IN NEXT SUNDAY'S GENERAL ELECTIONS.IN WEST BERLIN YESTERDAY, THE OPPOSITION LEADER, HERR WILLY BRANDT, ADDRESSED A BIG RALLY IN THE CLOSING STAGES OF CAMPAIGNING FOR THE ELECTION.

    SOME 4,000 WEST BERLINERS ATTENDED THE ELECTION RALLY TO HEAR HERR BRANDT, WHO IS MAYOR OF BERLIN AS WELL AS LEADER OF THE SPD.IN BONN, THE PARTY OUTLINED ITS LATEST PROPOSALS FOR DEFENCE IN AN 11-POINT PROGRAMME, WHICH INCLUDES.THE APPOINTMENTS FROM INDUSTRY OF A GOVERNMENT DEPARTMENT HEAD COVERING ARMAMENTS AND TECHNOLOGY.

    ANOTHER TOP POST DIRECTING LONG TERM DEFENCE PLANNING -- WOULD GO TO EITHER A CIVILIAN OR A MILITARY MAN.THE PROGRAMME ALSO PROPOSES THE SETTING UP A COMMISSION TO INVESTIGATE WEST GERMAN DEFENCE, WITH THE COMMISSIONERS FROM ALL WALKS OF LIFE.ONE OF THEIR TASKS WOULD BE TO REVIEW THE ATLANTIC DEFENCE ALLIANCE.

    (FORTY YEARS AGO, WHEN GERMANY'S OFFICER CORPS WAS A PRIVILEGED ELITE, THE IDEA OF A CIVILIAN CONCERNED IN MILITARY MATTERS WOULD HAVE CAUSED AN UPROAR IN THE ARMY).

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    Film ID:
    VLVA5RIHGQU8DU7YGRCFJ586MQ447
    Media URN:
    VLVA5RIHGQU8DU7YGRCFJ586MQ447
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    14/09/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:57:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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