• Short Summary

    On Febr. 1st in presense of highranking US and German Army officials the US Rhine river patrol was handed over to the Germans in ceremonies which took place at Wiesbadens US Navy Base at 1030 on Febr. 1st 1958
    The patrol consists of 17 units of different types.

  • Description

    1.
    one finger



    some cutin shots



    overoll shots of Base several speakers



    Honour guests, flag changes


    1st view.
    Coverage from far of the warship english in the harbour of Beirut.


    2nd view.
    Two sailors of the warship in the center of the town.


    3rd view.
    The military police of the warship with the Lebanese polices walking in the principals streets of Beirut for inspection.


    4th view.
    One sailor of the door of the CINEMA ROVOLI seeing the photos with a boy serving for the sailor of guide.


    5th view.
    At "ZEITOUNE" (zeitoune)(is the name of one street very popular In this street, all the cabarets of Beirut are situated.) Another group of 5 sailors walking with a man doing for them the guide.


    6th view.
    In the Bourj "(BOURJ)" (is the name of the big place in Beirut if you say in Paris PLACE DE L'ETOILE) 4 sailors stopped in an Arabic restaurant and the boss of this restaurant do the impossible in view that the sailors go in his restaurant.


    7th view.
    A group of sailors walking in the center of the town.


    8th view.
    Another group of sailors speaking together.




    Initials AK/sb



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    Background: On Febr. 1st in presense of highranking US and German Army officials the US Rhine river patrol was handed over to the Germans in ceremonies which took place at Wiesbadens US Navy Base at 1030 on Febr. 1st 1958
    The patrol consists of 17 units of different types.

    The units will be handed over to the German Pioneer Battalion just set for the territorial defense.

    Footage is showing in several shots and angles ceremony and speeches.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA9Y90TCVNXB2GKI9IQ0DIFD4DZ
    Media URN:
    VLVA9Y90TCVNXB2GKI9IQ0DIFD4DZ
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    31/01/1958
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MXF
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:05:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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