• Short Summary

    King Fredrik of Denmark, accompanied by the heir to the throne, Princess Margarethe, watched realistic bombing and rocket attacks during the first public demonstration of the Danish Air Force at Jagerspris July 7 to mark its tenth birhtday.

  • Description

    King Fredrik of Denmark, accompanied by the heir to the throne, Princess Margarethe, watched realistic bombing and rocket attacks during the first public demonstration of the Danish Air Force at Jagerspris July 7 to mark its tenth birhtday. A crowd estimated at 10,000 was present, including members of the NATO missions.

    Denmark's present-day airforce began in 1950 with a delivery of British-built fighters;since then, Britain and the USA have kept Denmark's airforce up to strength. Planes now in use include Meteors and Hunters; the Catalina is also employed, largerly for spotting ice-bergs breaking from the Greenland ice-cap and floating south to menace shipping.

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    Film ID:
    VLVABBNN8CS2OEF19Z877J86NQ0DU
    Media URN:
    VLVABBNN8CS2OEF19Z877J86NQ0DU
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    09/07/1960
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:26:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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