• Short Summary

    The Eastgerman TV showed lately a film on the Eastgerman Air Defense called "Migs on alert".

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    MIGs flying, pilot, map of NATO airports, Bundeswehr Air Force General Panitzki, Westgerman newspapers on Panitzki, Interview with Eastgerman Airforce General(name not known), figures of intruders, balloon action, RADAR interference, MIGs, RADARS, etc.



    The magnetic film has center-tract commentary in German.




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    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: The Eastgerman TV showed lately a film on the Eastgerman Air Defense called "Migs on alert".The commentary said that the air defense has always to be on the alert to intercept NATO intruders, During the year of 1964 they said there were 37 intruders into the East defense zone and from Jan.1st to May, 31st 1965 11 NATO intruders were counted.They also admitted in this film, that they shot down several U.S.planes.This is shown on a map of the RADAR trackers.In this film the Westgerman Air Force General Panitzki is accused of staging NATO intruder flights into East territory.They also said that the Bundeswehr is staging balloon actions to interfere with their RADAR to test the screen.The balloon also carry leaflets of the Bundeswehr psychological warfare dept.against the Eastgerman Peoples Army.

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    Film ID:
    VLVABB3CWQI4H0R4PAYNDEVBNEXU0
    Media URN:
    VLVABB3CWQI4H0R4PAYNDEVBNEXU0
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    24/08/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:07:52:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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