• Short Summary

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

  • Description

    1.
    GV CEMETERY AT PHALERON (2 SHOTS)
    0.09

    2.
    SV MONUMENT TO DEAD.
    0.12

    3.
    SV GUESTS ARRIVE.
    0.17

    4.
    SV BRITISH AMBASSADOR LAYS WREATH
    0.22

    5.
    SV CROWD.
    0.24

    6.
    SV CANADIAN AMBASSADOR LAYS WREATH
    0.29

    7.
    SV WOMEN WATCH
    0.31

    8.
    SV AUSTRALIAN CHARGE D'AFFAIRES LAYS WREATH
    0.34

    9.
    SV CROWD.
    0.36

    10.
    SV CYPRIOT CHARGE D'AFFAIRS LAYS WREATH
    0.39

    11.
    SV WOMEN WATCH
    0.41

    12.
    SV NEW ZEALAND CONSUL GENERAL LAYS WREATH
    0.45

    13.
    GV WREATHS
    0.50

    14.
    SV RELATIVES THROUGH CEMETERY
    0.54

    15.
    GV PAN....... DITTO
    1.05



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    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: 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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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA7I07PM0CUTOTRNABUJHN1TK2H
    Media URN:
    VLVA7I07PM0CUTOTRNABUJHN1TK2H
    Group:
    Reuters - Including 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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