• Short Summary

    MORE UNITED STATES TROOPS WERE WITHDRAWN FROM THE FREIDRICHSTRASSE CHECK POINT - ONE OF THE MAJOR CENTRES OF FRICTION BETWEEN EAST AND WEST IN BERLIN - JAN 17.

  • Description

    MORE UNITED STATES TROOPS WERE WITHDRAWN FROM THE FREIDRICHSTRASSE CHECK POINT - ONE OF THE MAJOR CENTRES OF FRICTION BETWEEN EAST AND WEST IN BERLIN - JAN 17.

    DURING THE DAY THE SECOND OF TWO AMERICAN ARMOURED TROOP CARRIERS DROVE OFF.IT HAD STOOD AT THE BORDER CROSSING SINCE THE BERLIN CRISIS REACHED A PEAK LAST OCTOBER.OBSERVERS SAY ITS DISAPPEARANCE FOLLOWS THE GRADUAL WITHDRAWAL OF TANKS AND TROOP CARRIERS FROM A BIVOUAC HALF A MILE AWAY TO TEMPLEHOF AIRPORT.

    THE US AUTHORITIES SAID THE WITHDRAWAL - TERMED A MOVEMENT - WAS MILITARY AND WITHOUT POLITICAL SIGNIFICANCE.THE RUSSIAN AUTHORITIES WERE QUICK TO WELCOME IT AS A "GOOD THING".THERE WAS NO SIMILAR NEWS OF "MOVEMENTS" ON THE EAST BERLIN SIDE OF RUSSIAN TANKS THAT DAY.

    BRITISH TROOPS, IT IS LEARNED, ARE ALSO LEAVING THEIR WINTER CAMPS NEAR THE BRANDENBURG GATE.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA81YHAC9H5QE10WVER4NE75844
    Media URN:
    VLVA81YHAC9H5QE10WVER4NE75844
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    18/01/1962
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:37:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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