• Short Summary

    A SPECIAL TRAIN OF TEN CARRIAGES LEFT LUBUMBASHI STATION, ELISABETHVILLE, DECEMBER 10 WITH THE WIVES AND FAMILIES OF EUROPEANS STAYING BEHIND IN THE KATANGA CAPITAL WHILE U.

  • Description

    1.
    GV BAGS AND SUITCASES BEING PASSED ALONG TRAIN FOR LOADING.
    0.07

    2.
    LV DITTO.
    0.13

    3.
    SV MAN PASSING BAGGAGE.
    0.17

    4.
    SV BAGGAGE BEING LOADED INTO LUGGAGE COMPARTMENT.
    0.23

    5.
    LV TRAIN.
    0.28

    6.
    GV PAN..REFUGEES LOOK OUT OF CARRIAGE WINDOWS.
    0.32

    7.
    SV PARENTS AND CHILDREN HOLDING KATANGA FLAGS.
    0.34

    8.
    LV REFUGEES WAVING.
    0.37

    9.
    GV KATANGAN GUARD.
    0.40

    10.
    LV TRAIN PULLS AWAY FROM STATION.
    0.44

    11.
    LV KATANGAN GUARD STEPS DOWN FROM TRAIN.
    0.47

    12.
    GV TRAIN DRAWS AWAY.
    0.53



    Initials TDH/S/MGT/BB



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: A SPECIAL TRAIN OF TEN CARRIAGES LEFT LUBUMBASHI STATION, ELISABETHVILLE, DECEMBER 10 WITH THE WIVES AND FAMILIES OF EUROPEANS STAYING BEHIND IN THE KATANGA CAPITAL WHILE U.N. AND KATANGESE TROOPS CONTINUE FIGHTING.

    CONVOYED BY KATANGESE SOLDIERS FOR PART OF THE WAY, THE TRAIN WAS BOUND FOR NDOLA IN NORTHERN RHODESIA, FROM WHERE THE FAMILIES WOULD BE TRANSPORTED BY RAIL AND AIR TO DESTINATION IN SOUTH AFRICA AND BELGIUM.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA9F374R76TIVVD06ZDV3AZZGNZ
    Media URN:
    VLVA9F374R76TIVVD06ZDV3AZZGNZ
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    15/12/1961
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MXF
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:54:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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