• Short Summary

    THE START OF A PROGRAMME OF WEEKEND TRAINING FOR TERRITORIAL ARMY RESERVISTS IN WEST GERMANY.?

  • Description

    THE START OF A PROGRAMME OF WEEKEND TRAINING FOR TERRITORIAL ARMY RESERVISTS IN WEST GERMANY. YESTERDAY (SATURDAY) RESERVISTS FROM THE HANOVER - BOTHFELD AREA (MILITARY ZONE 11) ARRIVED AT THE PRINCE ALBERT BARRACKS IN HANOVER FOR THEIR FIRST WEEKEND'S TRAINING.

    THEY WERE WELCOMED BY MAJOR GENERAL MULLER, WHO OUTLINED THE PURPOSE OF THE TRAINING IN AN OPENING ADDRESS, AFTER HE HAD FIRST CARRIED OUT AN INSPECTION. THEN TRAINING PROPER BEGAN WITH AN INSPECTION OF VARIOUS WEAPONS WITH SPECIAL ATTENTION PAID TO THE MACHINE GUN.

    ABOUT 100 MEN ARE TAKING THIS REFRESHER COURSE, AND BY THE END OF THE MONTH ABOUT 500 MEN ARE EXPECTED TO HAVE SPENT THEIR WEEKEND BACK IN THE ARMY. THEY ALL SERVED IN THE REGULAR ARMY AT LEAST FIVE YEARS AGO.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAB2EOKZDBOYKJXDEO7JQQN6E4T
    Media URN:
    VLVAB2EOKZDBOYKJXDEO7JQQN6E4T
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    12/04/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:58:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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