• Short Summary

    GENERAL FRANCO TOOK THE SALUTE TODAY AT A MASSIVE MILITARY PARADE THROUGH MADRID WHICH MARKED THE 28TH ANNIVERSARY OF HIS VICTORY IN THE SPANISH CIVIL WAR.

  • Description

    GENERAL FRANCO TOOK THE SALUTE TODAY AT A MASSIVE MILITARY PARADE THROUGH MADRID WHICH MARKED THE 28TH ANNIVERSARY OF HIS VICTORY IN THE SPANISH CIVIL WAR.

    SOME 13,000 SPANISH TROOPS, SAILORS, AIRMEN AND POLICE TOOK PART IN THE PARADE, WHICH TOOK 75 MINUTES TO PASS THE SALUTING BASE IN THE WIDE CASTELLANA AVENUE.

    THE 74-YEAR-OLD SPANISH LEADER STOOD RIGIDLY TO ATTENTION THROUGHOUT THE PARADE. NEAR HIM DURING THE REVIEW STOOD PRINCE JUAN CARLOS DE BOURBON, WHOM GENERAL FRANCO IS BELIEVED TO FAVOUR FOR SUCCESSION TO THE SPANISH THRONE.

    DURING THE PARADE, JET FIGHTERS AND HELICOPTERS FLEW OVERHEAD IN TIGHT INFORMATION, WHILE BELOW, PACKED CROWDS ON THE CASTELLANA AVENUE RESERVED THEIR BIGGEST CHEERS FOR GENERAL FRANCO HIMSELF AND GAVE A HUGE WELCOME TO THE SPANISH FOREIGN LEGION.

    AMONG THE TANKS AND ARTILLERY WERE U.S.-MADE HAWK GROUND-TO-AIR MISSILES -- AND ARMOURED WATER CANNON WHICH HAVE BEEN BUSY THIS YEAR QUELLING STUDENT DEMONSTRATIONS IN THE SPANISH CAPITAL.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA82I7415F26DWUUZ2UY2H0P9LT
    Media URN:
    VLVA82I7415F26DWUUZ2UY2H0P9LT
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    28/05/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:34:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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