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    ALGERIANS YESTERDAY (THURSDAY) CELEBRATED THE EIGHTH ANNIVERSARY OF THE START OF THE ALGERIAN REVOLUTION. A?

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    ALGERIANS YESTERDAY (THURSDAY) CELEBRATED THE EIGHTH ANNIVERSARY OF THE START OF THE ALGERIAN REVOLUTION. A VAST THRONG OF MOSLEMS PACKED ALGIERS FOR A TWO-HOUR PARADE OF MILITARY UNITS AND POLITICAL ORGANIZATIONS.

    MR. BEN BELLA, ALGERIA'S PRIME MINISTER, AND MEMBERS OF HIS CABINET TOOK THE SALUTE FROM A BEFLAGGED STAND WHILE ALGERIAN HELICOPTERS, A GIFT FROM THE SOVIET UNION, RELEASED LEAFLETS BEARING THE INSCRIPTION: "LONG LIVE THE REVOLUTION."
    MORE THAN 1,000 GUESTS FROM 71 NATIONS, INCLUDING THE UNITED STATES AND CHINA, GREETED THE PARADE OF LIGHT AND MEDIUM GUNS OF THE ALGERIAN ARMY, ARMOURED CARS MOUNTED WITH THE MACHINE-GUNS, ANTI-AIRCRAFT GUNS AND OTHER EQUIPMENT.

    IN AN ANNIVERSARY SPEECH, MR. BEN BELLA PLEDGED HIS COUNTRY'S SOLIDARITY WITH CUBAN AND OTHER COUNTRIES "FIGHTING TO SAFEGUARD THEIR INDEPENDENCE." ON INTERNAL PROBLEMS, HE SAID HIS GOVERNMENT COULD NOT ACHIEVE MIRACLES IN A SHORT PERIOD AND UNDERLINED THE ECONOMIC PROBLEMS FACING ALGERIA.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA8RYU9BK2MBFXMIA5BODBMMULK
    Media URN:
    VLVA8RYU9BK2MBFXMIA5BODBMMULK
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    02/11/1962
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:41:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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