• Short Summary

    HUNGARY CELEBRATED THE TWENTIETH ANNIVERSARY OF ITS LIBERATION FROM FASCISM TODAY (SUNDAY) WITH A GIGANTIC MILITARY PARADE THROUGH THE CENTRE OF BUDAPEST.

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    HUNGARY CELEBRATED THE TWENTIETH ANNIVERSARY OF ITS LIBERATION FROM FASCISM TODAY (SUNDAY) WITH A GIGANTIC MILITARY PARADE THROUGH THE CENTRE OF BUDAPEST.ATTENDING WERE REPRESENTATIVES FROM NEARLY ALL COMMUNIST COUNTRIES, INCLUDING MR.ANASTAS MIKOYAN, THE SOVIET PRESIDENT.

    THE PARADE FOLLOWED A SIMILAR PATTERN TO THAT IN FORMER YEARS.AT THE HEAD CAME ARMY UNITS OF MARCHING SOLDIERS, AND DETACHMENTS FROM THE HUNGARIAN NAVY.THEN FOLLOWED WHEELED MILITARY VEHICLES, INCLUDING TANKS, SPECIAL-TRACTION CROSS COUNTRY VEHICLES AND ANTI-AIRCRAFT UNITS.LARGE ROCKETS FORMED THE FOCAL POINT IN THE PARADE
    AS THE MILITARY UNITS PASSED THE REVIEWING STAND, JET AIRCRAFT SCREAMED OVERHEAD.

    A HUGE CROWD WATCHED THE PARADE.THE HUNGARIAN DEFENCE MINISTER, GENERAL LAJOS CZINGE, SAID THAT HUNGARY WOULD PROMISE ALL POSSIBLE HELP TO HER FRIENDS IN VIETNAM.HE ALSO DEPLORED THE RE-ARMAMENT OF WEST GERMANY.

    (AT LAST YEAR'S PARADE, THE GUEST OF HONOUR WAS MR.KHRUSHCHEV WHO WAS VISITING HUNGARY ON ONE OF THE LAST TOURS HE MADE AS SOVIET CHAIRMAN.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA7B341M8FQ8WEKGT9YJM97K9XI
    Media URN:
    VLVA7B341M8FQ8WEKGT9YJM97K9XI
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    04/04/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:38:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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