• Short Summary

    THE U.S. CONVOY HELD UP BY THE RUSSIANS OUTSIDE WEST BERLIN PASSED INTO THE CITY?

  • Description

    THE U.S. CONVOY HELD UP BY THE RUSSIANS OUTSIDE WEST BERLIN PASSED INTO THE CITY TODAY (SATURDAY) AFTER THE RUSSIANS SUDDENLY DROPPED THEIR DEMAND TO COUNT THE AMERICAN TROOPS.

    THE 18-VEHICLE CONVOY WAS HELD UP ON THURSDAY MORNING BY THE RUSSIANS, WHO HAVE TO CLEAR ALL ALLIED MILITARY CONVOYS MOVING TO AND FROM BERLIN. ON THURSDAY, THEY INSISTED THAT THE US SOLDIERS DISMOUNT FROM THEIR VEHICLES FOR A HEAD - COUNT CHECK.

    AGREED PROCEDURES, THE US ARMY STATED, WERE THUS BEING VIOLATED. THE INCIDENT BROUGHT TOP-LEVEL PROTESTS TO RUSSIA, AND IT ENDED AS SUDDENLY AND AS INEXPLICABLY AS IT BEGAN.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA6DGNJ9D60VOICCJMPLZPQAW7E
    Media URN:
    VLVA6DGNJ9D60VOICCJMPLZPQAW7E
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    12/10/1963
    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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