• Short Summary

    AN ADVANCE UNIT OF ABOUT 40 GERMAN AIRMEN ARRIVED IN THE SOUTHERN DUTCH TOWN OF BUDEL ON TUESDAY TO PREPARE QUARTERS FOR A HOLLAND-BASED LUFTWAFFE TRAINING REGIMENT.

  • Description

    AN ADVANCE UNIT OF ABOUT 40 GERMAN AIRMEN ARRIVED IN THE SOUTHERN DUTCH TOWN OF BUDEL ON TUESDAY TO PREPARE QUARTERS FOR A HOLLAND-BASED LUFTWAFFE TRAINING REGIMENT.THE STATION WILL EVENTUALLY GROW TO A STRENGTH OF FOUR THOUSAND MEN.

    THE AGREEMENT BETWEEN HOLLAND AND GERMANY CONCERNING THIS BASE EARLIER BROUGHT A NUMBER OF PROTEST DEMONSTRATIONS BY FORMER SERVICEMEN AND RESISTANCE WORKERS OPPOSING THIS "SECOND INVASION", AS THEY CALLED IT.

    THE ARRIVAL OF THE ADVANCE UNIT WAS QUIET.THE LOCAL VILLAGE PEOPLE SHOWED NO INTEREST.ONLY A DUTCH ARMY MAJOR WAS PRESENT TO WELCOME TEA GERMAN CAPTAIN AND HIS MEN.

    AT THE END OF THE MONTH THE FIRST GROUP OF TWO THOUSAND RECRUITS ARE EXPECTED AT BUDEL.AT ABOUT THAT TIME THE CAMP WILL BE OFFICIALLY TRANSFERRED TO GERMAN AIR FORCE COMMAND.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAA77D2PH3ENMIFQYV3WEVQL23X
    Media URN:
    VLVAA77D2PH3ENMIFQYV3WEVQL23X
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    23/05/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:56:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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