• Short Summary

    REMEMBRANCE DAY WAS MARKED IN ATHENS BY A SPECIAL SERVICE. FOR NOVEMBER 8TH WAS ALSO?

  • Description

    REMEMBRANCE DAY WAS MARKED IN ATHENS BY A SPECIAL SERVICE. FOR NOVEMBER 8TH WAS ALSO THE DAY ON WHICH GREEK, BRITISH, AND COMMONWEALTH FORCES LIBERATED THE GREEK CAPITAL.

    MARKING THE OCCASION, A SERVICE WAS HELD IN THE ATHENS ANGLICAN CHURCH. AFTER THE SERVICE THE BRITISH, SOUTH AFRICAN, AND CANADIAN AMBASSADORS; THE AUSTRALIAN AND CYPRIOT CHARGE D'AFFAIRS; THE NEW ZEALAND CONSUL GENERAL, AND THE BRITISH MILITARY ATTACHE, ON BEHALF OF INDIA, DROVE OUT OF THE CITY TO THE PHALERON MEMORIAL IN THE COMMONWEALTH WAR CEMETERY.

    IN A SIMPLE CEREMONY THEY LAID WREATHS TO THE FALLEN.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA7I07PM0CUTOTRNABUJHN1TK2H
    Media URN:
    VLVA7I07PM0CUTOTRNABUJHN1TK2H
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    09/11/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:05:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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