• Short Summary

    A MILITARY PARADE COMMEMORATING THE COURAGE OF THE WOMEN OF GREEK CITY WHEN IT WAS OCCUPIED BY THE TURKS 145 YEARS AGO TOOK PLACE ON TUESDAY AT NAOUSSA.

  • Description

    A MILITARY PARADE COMMEMORATING THE COURAGE OF THE WOMEN OF GREEK CITY WHEN IT WAS OCCUPIED BY THE TURKS 145 YEARS AGO TOOK PLACE ON TUESDAY AT NAOUSSA. NEAR THE BORDER WITH BULGARIA AND YUGOSLAVIA. THE WOMEN THREW THEMSELVES OVER A CLIFF RATHER THAN ALLOW THEMSELVES TO BE CAPTURED BY THE TURKS.

    THE CEREMONIES BEGAN WITH A SERVICE IN NAOUSSA CATHEDRAL, CONDUCTED BY THE GREEK ORTHODOX METROPOLITAN OF NAOUSSA, MONSIGNOR KALAMBOKIAS. THEN, REPRESENTATIVES OF KING CONSTANTINE AND THE NEW MILITARY REGIME IN GREECE THREW WREATHS OVER THE CLIFF.

    A GROUP OF LOCAL GIRLS WEARING THE MACEDONIAN DRESS OF THE AREA TOOK PART IN THE PARADE THAT FOLLOWED. ALSO IN THE PARADE WERE UNTIES OF THERE GREEK ARMY AND VEHICLES CARRYING WEAPONS INCLUDING GUIDED MISSILES -- A SHOW OF GREEK MILITARY STRENGTH IN THE NORTH FOLLOWING LAST MONTHS' ARMY COUP IN ATHENS.

    (THE FORMER GREEK GOVERNMENT MINISTER, ANDREAS PAPANDREOU, WAS YESTERDAY - WEDNESDAY - CHARGED WITH HIGH TREASON. HE'S THE SON OF GEORGE PAPANDREOU, THE FORMER PRIME MINISTER AND LEADER OF THE REUNION OF THE CENTRE PARTY, WHICH WAS EXPECTED TO HAVE DONE WELL IN THE ELECTIONS WHICH WOULD HAVE TAKEN PLACE IN GREECE THIS MONTH IF THE RIGHT-WING GENERALS HADN'T SEIZED POWER.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA8ZI7OI7DGMFDKPQD7AJRSKLXO
    Media URN:
    VLVA8ZI7OI7DGMFDKPQD7AJRSKLXO
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    11/05/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:27:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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