• Short Summary

    SOVIET TROOPS MARCHED INTO THE BRITISH SECTOR OF WEST BERLIN TODAY, TO LAY A WREATH ON THE SOVIET WAR MEMORIAL TODAY IS THE FIFTIETH ANNIVERSARY OF THE FORMATION OF THE RED ARMY.

  • Description

    1.
    GV BAND MARCHES TOWARDS CAMERA
    0.18

    2.
    GV TROOPS TURN AND MARCH TOWARDS MONUMENT
    0.24

    3.
    SV WREATHS SLOW MARCHED TOWARDS MEMORIAL
    0.47

    4.
    SV OFFICIALS SLOW MARCHING PAN TO MEMORIAL
    1.07

    5.
    SV WREATHS LAID
    1.19

    6.
    CU HEAD OF SOLDIER STATUE
    1.20

    7.
    LV BAND QUICK MARCHES TO MEMORIAL (2 SHOTS)
    1.46

    8.
    GV PAN TROOPS MARCH AWAY.
    1.57



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    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: SOVIET TROOPS MARCHED INTO THE BRITISH SECTOR OF WEST BERLIN TODAY, TO LAY A WREATH ON THE SOVIET WAR MEMORIAL TODAY IS THE FIFTIETH ANNIVERSARY OF THE FORMATION OF THE RED ARMY.

    THE SOVIET MEMORIAL STANDS NEAR THE BRANDENBURG GATE AND SHOWS A SOVIET TANK AND A RED ARMY SOLDIER. THERE TODAY, A RED ARMY BAND AND A CONTINGENT OF TROOPS SLOW-MARCHED TO THE MEMORIAL AND PLACED A WREATH THERE.

    AMONG THE OFFICIALS WHO WERE PRESENT AT THE WREATH-LAYING CEREMONY WERE THE SOVIET AMBASSADOR TO EAST GERMANY, MR. PIOTR ABRASSIMOV AND THE COMMANDER-IN-CHIEF, WARSAW PACT FORCES IN EAST GERMANY, GENERAL KOSHEVOI.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA9SV85LNPUXBAG23TVDBASBPOJ
    Media URN:
    VLVA9SV85LNPUXBAG23TVDBASBPOJ
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    23/02/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:58:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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