• Short Summary

    The 53rd anniversary of the 1918 Armistice was commemorated on Wednesday by a wreath-laying ceremony at the war memorial in Abidjan.

  • Description

    The 53rd anniversary of the 1918 Armistice was commemorated on Wednesday by a wreath-laying ceremony at the war memorial in Abidjan.

    The ceremony was arranged by officials of the French embassy, and attended by the Ambassador, M. Jacques Raphael Leygues. He was joined at the war memorial by M. Kouadjo M'Bahia Ble, Ivorian Minister of the Armed Forces, and General Thomas Ouattara d'Aquin, Chief of Staff of the Ivorian Armed Forces.

    A large number of war veterans, proudly wearing their campaign medals, attended the wreath-laying.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAB6K5812W503Q6C4CVDB9XCICA
    Media URN:
    VLVAB6K5812W503Q6C4CVDB9XCICA
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    14/11/1971
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:15:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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