• Short Summary

    U.S.ARMY TROOPS MOVED FROM TEXAS TO WEST GERMANY IN "OPERATION BIG LIFT" YESTERDAY (FRIDAY) TOOK?

  • Description

    U.S.ARMY TROOPS MOVED FROM TEXAS TO WEST GERMANY IN "OPERATION BIG LIFT" YESTERDAY (FRIDAY) TOOK THEIR TANKS AND VEHICLES TO FORWARD ASSEMBLY AREAS.COMPRISING THE SECOND ARMOURED DIVISION, THE TROOPS HAVE REACHED THE ASSEMBLY AREAS 18 HOURS AHEAD OF SCHEDULE.

    THE DIVISION CANNOT MOVE ITS 6,500 VEHICLES ON GERMAN ROADS WITHOUT TRAFFIC CONTROL BY GERMAN AND U.S.MILITARY POLICE.ALTHOUGH THE OPERATION HAS PROGRESSED VERY SMOOTHLY, PERMITTING A RAPID ISSUE OF HEAVY EQUIPMENT, IT IS STILL UNLIKELY THAT THE MOCK BATTLE ARRANGED FOR NEXT WEEK WILL TAKE PLACE ANY EARLIER - ALTHOUGH THE DIVISION IS BATTLE-READY.

    MR.DEAN RUSK, THE U.S.SECRETARY OF STATE, ARRIVED IN BONN YESTERDAY (FRIDAY) AND IS EXPECTED TO SEE DR.ERHARD, THE NEW CHANCELLOR.THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT EXPECTS MR.RUSK TO CLARIFY THE RECENT AMERICAN STATEMENT ABOUT WEST GERMANY AND ELSEWHERE IN EUROPE.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAAEL2HXPZVBBN50BFC9KT52XW7
    Media URN:
    VLVAAEL2HXPZVBBN50BFC9KT52XW7
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    26/10/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:54:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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