• Short Summary

    ITALY TODAY (TUESDAY) CELEBRATED REPUBLIC DAY WITH A MILITARY MARCH PAST OF 16,000 MEN AND A FLY PAST OF 168 AIRCRAFT.

  • Description

    ITALY TODAY (TUESDAY) CELEBRATED REPUBLIC DAY WITH A MILITARY MARCH PAST OF 16,000 MEN AND A FLY PAST OF 168 AIRCRAFT.

    AND, AS USUAL, ROME WAS PACKED WIT SIGHTSEERS FROM PIAZZA VENEZIA TO THE COLOSSEUM AS PRESIDENT SEGNI TOOK THE SALUTE.

    TANKS, ARMOURED CARS, TRUCKS, ARTILLERY, ROCKET-LAUNCHERS, HORSES AND MULES TOOK PART IN THE PARADE. AND, AS THE PARADE WOUND ALONG THE TRADITIONAL ROUTE, FIGHTER AND BOMBER PLANES AND HELICOPTERS ROARED OVERHEAD.

    AMONG THE MANY REGIMENTS PRESENT WERE FAMOUS MOUNTAIN TROOPS -- THE PLUME-HATTED 'BERSAGLIERI'.

    TODAY WAS THE 18TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE FOUNDING OF THE ITALIAN REPUBLIC. SIMILAR PARADES TOOK PLACE IN OTHER ITALIAN CITIES.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA9WFZI2PJ74BNXI77F7W228EYD
    Media URN:
    VLVA9WFZI2PJ74BNXI77F7W228EYD
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    02/06/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:45:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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