At Camp Valusseau near Paris Apl 27 VISNEWS filmed the opening by Supreme Allied Commander Europe, Gen.
LV Theatre Conference Hall at Camp Valusseau.
SV VIP's arrive and group outside theatre.
SCU General Speidel.
CU Soldier salutes.
SCU PAN..General Norstad arrives.
SV Another General arrives.
SV Lord Louis Mountbatten arrives.
CU Lord Louis Mountbatten.
SV PAN..Mr.Speak arrives.
LV General Norstad addresses meeting.
SV Lord Louis Mountbatten.
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Background: At Camp Valusseau near Paris Apl 27 VISNEWS filmed the opening by Supreme Allied Commander Europe, Gen.Norstad, of a four-day NATO Command conference under the title of SHAPEX 59. Seen on film also is Britain's former First Sea Lord, Lord Louis Mountbatten, who gave up his post Apl 23 after 46 years of service in the Royal Navy.
SHAPEX 59 - short for SHAPE Exercise - is intended as a discussion of problems and matters of current importance to NATO. High-ranking participants are Supreme Allied Commander Atlantic, C-in-C Channel and Major Subordinate Commanders Allied Command Europe.
The exercise-conference is attended by senior officers of all services from NATO Military Commands and by military, civilian and scientific representatives of member nations and the North Atlantic Council.