• Short Summary

    In this year is the 50th anniversary of the day of the sea-battle in Skagarrak, where in 31st may 1916 the german and british sea navy met.

    1st time the german bundesmarine takes the great celebration in Wilhemshaven.

  • Description

    In this year is the 50th anniversary of the day of the sea-battle in Skagarrak, where in 31st may 1916 the german and british sea navy met.

    1st time the german bundesmarine takes the great celebration in Wilhemshaven.

    At the same place on sea where they were fighting, the british and german frigates meets and lays wreath honouring the dead sailors.

    on the 30th in the afternoon they are going with torches tot eh monument of the founder old the "preussisch-german marine, prince Adalbert of PreuBen". Admiral Kuhnke will speak there. at the 31st representatives of the Bundesmarine and city Wilhemshaven and the marine fellowship will lay wreathes on the burial ground. As representative of Bundesmarine Viceadmiral Karl Adolf Zenker will take part.

    On this cemetery most of the died people were buried so 6 094 british sailors and 2 551 german sailors of the battle. On board of the german frigate is the oldest sailor of this battle and he will throw the wreath at sea.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA9CWP3B1P6UXC3Q0QTVO81YOT2
    Media URN:
    VLVA9CWP3B1P6UXC3Q0QTVO81YOT2
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/06/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:05:21:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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